Marci Gore is a staff writer for the Kingsport Times-News in Kingsport, TN. She discovered her love of writing while in high school. Today, she enjoys writing the stories that connect with and inspire her community. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Virginia Tech. A native of beautiful southwest Virginia, Marci lives in Gate City, VA with her husband of twenty years, their teenage son, and two dogs. Marci can be reached at marci_gore@hotmail..com or via Facebook.