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Mother Of "Educated" Author Tells Her Own Story About Life Off Grid In Idaho

LaRee Westover feels that she, like Robert Frost, has taken “the path less traveled,” and it has made all the difference.

She has been a midwife. She has been a home schooling parent. She is a business woman, a wife, a mother, and grandmother. But at the heart of all she is and has been, she says, is a teacher. And it is to “all who have the heart of a teacher” that she dedicates her new book, “Educating.” Read the rest on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.