About the Book
This inspiring true story is about a young
woman's journey with God. As a little girl,
she meets Him in the most unlikely place--
her broken heart. He walks with her
through her poverty and shame and when
He calls her forth, she dares to follow and
discovers that through suffering and
redemption, God makes Himself real to
anyone who has the faith to pursue Him.
Deanna Slamans is a full-time houseparent at the Milton Hershey School. She and her husband live and work with teenage boys who are at risk socially and financially. The have been houseparents since 1999. Deanna was enrolled at the Milton Hershey School as a student and is very familiar with growing up in poverty. Her personal memoir, Faith's Pursuit, documents events from early childhood, as well as her experiences while at the school. She shares how her journey as a Christian helped to heal the wounds from her past, and allow her to return to MHS to encourage others.