When Bluebirds Fly

When Bluebirds FlyJoAnn Kuzma Deveny

The Devenys seemed like a perfect family. Dick and JoAnn were gainfully employed and lived on the shores of Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota, with their two healthy boys. But on July 13th, 1991, they found out that tragedies don’t only happen to other people. When Billy, a mischievous eighteen-month-old, slid open the door and ran out of the house, the family’s destiny was changed forever.

 

When Bluebirds Fly: Losing a Child, Living With Hope begins with a riveting account of the Devenys’ journey to their son’s deathbed, including actual testimonials from the first responders involved in Billy’s rescue attempt. The story unfolds as an in-depth and informative account from both mother’s and father’s perspectives, and also shares the adversities that often come with a tragedy: alcoholism, gambling addictions, panic attacks, bankruptcy, Tourettes, and the loss and rediscovery of faith. Be inspired.

Available from HenschelHAUS Publishing

When Bluebirds Fly

Related Projects

Center for Applied Theatre

Applied theatre techniques offer engaging and creative ways to create spaces for dialogue, exploration, and learning. Center for Applied Theatre workshops offer a unique amalgam

Read More »

Laurel And Associates

Laurel and Associates, Ltd. of Madison, Wisconsin, is a certified woman-owned business dedicated to the design and delivery of participant-based classroom training programs that build

Read More »
rusk foundation

Rusk County Community Foundation

We are a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that has been established to provide professionally managed services by which individuals, families, and businesses can contribute through lifetime

Read More »