Allyson Tufts

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About Allyson

Allyson Tufts is a new author that has had many meaningful careers to date. For many years, she followed her passion to work in non-profit.  She worked as a Campaign Manager for United Way, heading up a campaign along with a group of staff and volunteers that raised over a million dollars to go back into the community.  From there she followed her passion to work for a non-profit organization called Hospice, which is an organization that cares for people who are suffering from a life threatening illness with no known cure. Allyson sat at the bedside of several palliative patients at the end of their journey and facilitated several grief support groups for children and adults who were left behind. Three years ago she returned to work in Human Resources. While working part time, she decided to return to school in 2013 to obtain her diploma in Social Work where she graduated on the Dean’s List. 

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Korah's Butterfly

“Korah’s Butterfly” is the story of best friends Korah and Ally. They loved to spend their days laughing and playing at their favourite place. Ally spends much of her time teaching Korah about life and about ever after. One day Ally leaves Korah’s side and goes to heaven. As Korah sits on the dock missing Ally, a beautiful butterfly lands on her shoulder. Korah remembers all of the lessons Ally taught her and realizes this beautiful butterfly could be her.

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Lessons from Behind the Glass

Whether you are about to lace up your child’s skates for the first time or you have a young teen who is coming close to the end of their Minor Hockey career, Lessons From Behind The Glass is the perfect companion to help you through your most crazy moments in the stands. From politics to perspective to passion, this book will help guide you to a balanced and less stressful life in the arena… and keep you laughing along the way!

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"In Allyson’s second book she once again explores her own vulnerabilities and personal experiences to beautifully capture the complexities of love, loss and grief. Her professional background in grief support adds strength and authenticity to her story that will warm your heart and act as a resource for children, and parents of children, who have experienced profound loss that is often hard for a child to understand."

- Korah's Butterfly reader

"An incredibly profound and witty portrayal of the harsh realities that come along with being involved in competitive organized sports and the trials and tribulations along the way. Had me laughing hysterically and holding back tears in the same chapter. Enough said."

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