Behind Her Smile
BIOGRAPHY - AUTOBIOGRAPHY - MEMOIRBeing raised just above the poverty line in Parkersburg WVA Janie didn't have big aspirations and dreams for her life. Yet moving to Columbus Ohio changed everything about her including her name.She was in a dead-end job at the phone company when a dare from her best friend took her to an interview to become a Stewardess. Fearful she would be rejected on sight because of her height; she was shocked when she was accepted to be the one out of 5 000 applicants who applied for the job.A whole new world opened up to her. Seeing places she had only read about spending time with politicians movie stars and professional athletes. One very special athlete a professional basketball player named Wendell Ladner stole her heart with his southern charm. An extraordinary 'connection' with the King of Rock &Roll (Elvis Presley) allowed her the unique experience to spend 'one on one' time with him and remain in touch until his passing. You'll share with her the challenges of marrying someone so different from her upbringing and coping with the attempts to try and fit in. Behind Her Smile reveals a devastating event that deeply affected Beverly and made her reexamine her life and what she truly wanted out of it.