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Before Jennifer Lawrence stars in the movie, New York Times best-seller tells her story in Houston

Before Jennifer Lawrence stars in the movie, author shares her story

News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Aimee Snoots, Jeannette Walls, Julie Howie, and Amy Howie
Aimee Snoots, Jeannette Walls, Julie Howie, Amy Howie. Photo by Jenny Antill
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Erin Heath, Molly Khalil, and Jennifer Brown
Erin Heath, Molly Khalil, Jennifer Brown. Photo by Jenny Antill
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015
Ana Schick, Carrye Krouse, Angela Lee. Photo by Jenny Antill
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Bob Speed, Allison Crosswell, Nancy and Harry Burrow
Bob Speed, Allison Crosswell, Nancy, Harry Burrow. Photo by Jenny Antill
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Katie O'Donnell, Heidi O'Donnell, Helen Wright
Katie O'Donnell, Heidi O'Donnell, Helen Wright. Photo by Jenny Antill
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Gracia Duncan, Liz Stepanian, Cecilia Harris, and Danielle Magdol
Gracia Duncan, Liz Stepanian, Cecilia Harris, and Danielle Magdol. Photo by Jenny Antill
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Jan Duncan, Lilly Andress, Ann Bookout
Jan Duncan, Lilly Andress, Ann Bookout. Photo by Jenny Antill
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Lucy Carter, Lane Bowden, and Meredith Turne
Lucy Carter, Lane Bowden, Meredith Turner. Photo by Jenny Antill
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Katya Deahl, Libby Cagle, Lauren Taft
Katya Deahl, Libby Cagle, Lauren Taft. Photo by Jenny Antill
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Erin Brown, Marcia Smart, and Trish Kyle
Erin Brown, Marcia Smart, Trish Kyle. Photo by Jenny Antill
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Tracy McCleary, Susan Heldebrand, and Kendle Dardi
Tracy McCleary, Susan Heldebrand, Kendle Dardi. Photo by Jenny Antill
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Liane Phillips, Wendy Mixon, Lisa Walker and Alison Hogan
Liane Phillips, Wendy Mixon, Lisa Walker, Alison Hogan. Photo by Jenny Antill
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Aimee Snoots, Jeannette Walls, Julie Howie, and Amy Howie
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Erin Heath, Molly Khalil, and Jennifer Brown
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Bob Speed, Allison Crosswell, Nancy and Harry Burrow
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Katie O'Donnell, Heidi O'Donnell, Helen Wright
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Gracia Duncan, Liz Stepanian, Cecilia Harris, and Danielle Magdol
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Jan Duncan, Lilly Andress, Ann Bookout
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Lucy Carter, Lane Bowden, and Meredith Turne
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Katya Deahl, Libby Cagle, Lauren Taft
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Erin Brown, Marcia Smart, and Trish Kyle
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Tracy McCleary, Susan Heldebrand, and Kendle Dardi
News, Shelby, Small Steps luncheon, Sept. 2015, Liane Phillips, Wendy Mixon, Lisa Walker and Alison Hogan

What: Small Steps Nuture & Nourish Luncheon.

Where: Houston Country Club.

The 411: On the New York Times best-seller list for six years for her memoir The Glass Castle, author Jeannette Walls shared her story of growing up in extreme poverty with the group that raised more than $200,000 for the non-profit that operates two pre-schools for disadvantaged children in the inner city. Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence is producing a movie version of the memoir and plans to star it it as well. 

Allison Crosswell, Carrye Krouse and Angela Lee chaired the event at which Walls talked of the effects of poverty and her emergence into a world of prosperity. Lisa Malosky emceed the luncheon.

Who: Lilly Andress, Ann Bookout, Jan Duncan, Erin Heath, Molly Khalil, Jennifer Brown, Bob Speed, Nancy and Harry Burrow, Gracia Duncan, Liz Stepanian, Cecilia Harris and Danielle Magdol.

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