Folk singer Jan Lucas-Grimm's book "My Beautiful Leukemia" 

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Jan Lucas-Grimm, the wife of folk singer and actor Tim Grimm, is releasing her book "My Beautiful Leukemia" at Viewpoint Books in Columbus, Indiana on Thursday (July 1st) at 6:30pm. Lucas-Grimm, who possesses one of the sweetest singing voices this side of Emmylou Harris, was diagnosed with leukemia in 2005, underwent chemotherapy for a year, then had a bone marrow transplant in 2006.

Jan's battle with this disease is chronicled along with some of the artwork she created during her recovery. About the inspirational book, she wrote "... it's a book I wish I had found when I was diagnosed and going through treatment."
(Viewpoint Books, 548 Washington Street, Columbus, Indiana 47201 / 812-376-0778 / viewpointbooks@tls.net)

On Sunday, Jan and husband Tim play as part of a terrific lineup during the WFHB Acoustic Roots Festival, at the Story Inn. The venue is located deep in the belly of Brown County, on Rt 135 (12 miles South of Nashville) in Story, IN. It's $10 to get in (tickets available on day of show) and gates open at noon.
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Lineup
1:30PM — GARDEN OF JOY
2:45PM — DAVY JAY SPARROW
4:00PM — BOBBIE LANCASTER
5:15PM — TIM GRIMM & JAN LUCAS
6:30PM — WHITE LIGHTNING BOYS
7:45PM — EILEN JEWELL

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