Bits ‘n’ Pieces: Author gives empathy with wisdom

For Rene Steelman, its not just about sharing wisdom; it’s about sharing empathy. A mother of six, Steelman’s youngest son, TJ, was born with cerebral palsy. She has taken care of him for the past 30 years. She now shares the trials and tribulations of raising a child with severe disabilities in her new book “Heaven Sent and Bent,” to be released in spring. As part of the book launch, a lunch is set for Jan. 19 at Vancouver’s Heathman Lodge. “(Writing...