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Best-selling author speaks at job fair Wednesday

New York Times best-selling author Ashley Rhodes-Courter spoke at the South Plains Workforce Solutions Job Fair on Wednesday.

Her book, titled "Three Little Words", is about her childhood and living in 14 different foster homes.

Rhodes-Courter said that her success came from the generosity of her community as a child.

"I was able to thrive and survive through the philanthropy of community members from where I'm from," she said. "It was because of their interest that I was able to have Christmases and birthdays."

Rhodes-Courter's book is also being made into a movie.

She said she hopes her story will inspire others to become involved in their communities.

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