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Fractured Not Broken

Fractured Not Broken

A Memoir

by Kelly Schaefer

"Fractured Not Broken" is a true story of loss, faith, and a rare love that only happens in nonfiction.

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

In a sweeping narrative and heart-wrenching story, Kelly Schaefer exposes the truth about what happened after a drunk driver rendered her a quadriplegic.

Author Q&A: Kelly Schaefer

Author Q&A: Kelly Schaefer

"When I look back I realize that God equipped me with everything I needed at the time—prayers, courage, and the strength to get through every day."

Praise for

Praise for "Fractured Not Broken"

"Open these pages and experience the joy of ultimate victory." —Dr. Dennis E. Hensley, Author, "Jesus in All Four Seasons"

Read an Excerpt From

Read an Excerpt From "Fractured Not Broken"

"Never in my life had fear strangled and gripped my life so closely. The realization that I could no longer rely on myself for anything slammed into my chest. And even though I could finally breathe, the air in my lungs thinned. I was more alone than I'd ever been." ~from the book

Kelly Schaefer Is on Facebook

Kelly Schaefer Is on Facebook

Connect with wife, mother, and author Kelly Schaefer on Facebook and join the discussion about her book!

Book Group/Study Guide Questions:

Book Group/Study Guide Questions: "Fractured Not Broken"

"#1: Kelly's accident happened when she was nineteen years old. What were you doing when you were nineteen? What was your greatest fear at this age?"

Fractured Not Broken Video: A Story Of Hope, Faith, and Love

Fractured Not Broken Video: A Story Of Hope, Faith, and Love

NewsNow in Dubois County, IN, tells the story of how Kelly, a college cheerleader, and her brother, Jason, a standout football player, had their world forever changed by a drunken driver.

FracturedNotBroken.com

FracturedNotBroken.com

Learn more about how Kelly found her way back - through faith and pain, her community, her family, and the love of a man she prayed for.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

Fractured, Not Broken: Seeing the Hand of Spirit at Work

Fractured, Not Broken: Seeing the Hand of Spirit at Work

Debra Landwehr Engle

Kelly's willingness to share such intimate details makes us more sensitive to a life that's easy to misunderstand or ignore.

Women of Christ Wednesday: Purposes Lost and Found

Women of Christ Wednesday: Purposes Lost and Found

Monique Ocampo

Kelly lost everything when her life was radically changed by unforeseen circumstances, and yet, through the grace of God, she found a new sense of purpose and gained an authentic, wonderful love along the way.

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