For Beyond 50's "Celebrity" talks, listen to an interview with Ginger Alden. She'll talk about her love relationship with Elvis, when their paths crossed multiple times before what Elvis later deemed fate intervened. When Alden's sister, the newly crowned Miss Tennessee, was invited to Graceland to meet Elvis, she came along too, unaware that her life would be changed forever. Almost overnight at twenty-year-old, Alden was being swept off her feet by Elvis - both figuratively and literally when he sent one of his planes to pick her up to join him on tour - and before long she was a permanent fixture in his entourage. She spent the next nine months getting to know - and fall in love with - the real Elvis Presley. Alden was engaged to Elvis when she found him unresponsive in his bathroom at Graceland on August 16, 1977.
Finding Family is the true story of the first adoptee to find his birth family through the home DNA tests that are now so common. Thanks to Richard Hill's breakthrough, thousands of adoptees are now bypassing sealed birth records to find and reunite with their first families. The book is a great read for anyone. Midwest Book Review describes it as "impressively informative, exceptionally well written, an inherently fascinating and compelling read from beginning to end." Finding Family is available in print, Kindle and audiobook formats at Amazon and elsewhere.