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By Susan Salk on September 7, 2012
As a youngster, Katherine Perry didn’t expect much from others. Shy, quiet, and perhaps somewhat uncertain, she was neither spoiled nor coddled. In fact, by the time she was in her early teens, her spirits had turned more melancholy, as entry into the teenage years were initiated first by sadness, so difficult at that age, and then by grief. Overwhelmed by the sudden death of her grandfather, the one in the family she felt the strongest bond with, her daily life became a dark place for a 13-year-old. “My grandfather had been my best friend and my biggest supporter,” Perry […]