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From Tragedy To Triumph

Barbara Allens’ first husband Lou Allen was killed in Iraq by another American soldier.  Their four boys were just 6,5,3,and 1 year old. Lou’s loss was compounded by the shocking manner of his death and the aftermath became one of the most controversial cases in military history. Amply blessed with family and friends, Barbara pieced her life back together and developed a network that spans the country. Not even Barb’s worst mistakes overpowered her greatest triumphs as she learned valuable lessons from these experiences, and enhanced her personal and professional worth.

These lessons have allowed her to become Grief’s Worst Enemy.

Today Barbara Allen is an award-winning author and co-founder of the Great American Syndicate. Now remarried, she and her husband also host the annual Great American Summit. She’s blessed with the opportunity to learn from extraordinary people and blend those lessons with her own as she helps others forge their own paths in this amazing country.

Barbara Allen’s combination of inspiration, humor, and proven results-oriented strategies add up to an experience your people will thank you for repeatedly, and never forget!

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Barb Allen is all about resilience, patriotism, and the American Dream. She’s a keynote speaker, and author who has turned her own life’s tragedies and traumas into a best-selling book. She’s an expert at finding humor, blessings, and opportunity in both personal and professional adversities.