Bertie Stroup Marah is a well-known artist whose watercolour pictures have been exhibited at shows across the Western USA.
Her colourful pictures have been featured in national magazines and have been bought for public viewing by banks, libraries and hospitals.
Bertie, along with her four siblings, knew what it was to be poor when she was a child. She was raised by well-meaning, inadequate, alcoholic parents. She survived deprivation, prejudice, domestic abuse, and a suicide attempt to become a nationally recognized artist
Now Bertie has written her autobiography, Born With A Rusty Spoon, a wonderfully warm-hearted story of overcoming adversity to achieve popularity and success.
It’s a great read, and we at Open Writing are delighted to have been given permission to serialise it over the coming weeks and months.
Today Bertie’s story begins to unfold. Don’t miss a single word and episode! It’s a great read!
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