Marilyn Frances Prouty, of Sacramento, California, is retired from her career as bookkeeper for an equine veterinarian practice. She is a now a great-grandmother and the author of Lovely and the Royal Family: Learning to Love (2010), a children’s fairy tale about a prince and triplet princesses. It has pro-life and pro-family themes, and is dedicated to Marilyn’s three lost daughters. For more information, see