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Mom tells of pain without daughter
Gina Lance holds a picture of her daughter, Ashlyn Barnes, who was killed in a vehicle crash in May 2013. The story of how Lance has coped with the pain of losing her daughter is told in the latest "Grief Diaries" book, which is now available at
The 17th book in a series called "Grief Diaries" has been released and features the death of local teen Ashlyn Barnes.“I am the author of her story,” said Gina Lance, Ashlyn’s mother. “I was asked to do this due to a Facebook group I’m in. It’s called AVIDD, which is Advocates for Victims of Impaired and Distracted Driving.