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About Me

I’m Michele. A HUG AWARD© Winning Blogger, a virtual call center representative, and the photographer behind the photo-blog, OgleOhio.com. JoyReturns is my blog about inspiring and encouraging other widows to move forward with life by sharing my continuing saga.

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“Your written work is really a beacon of hope for those who have struggles in their own walk. Keep up with the great work because I know it’s blessing people out there as much as it has blessed me.”


Bio: Michele Kearns is the founder and HUG© (Hope Unites Globally) Award-Winner of JoyReturns. She shares her widowhood adventures hoping to inspire widows to move through grief and rebuild their lives. A graduate of Kent State University with a Bachelor’s degree in communications, she’s currently using those skills as a virtual contact center representative for a Fortune 100 company. She’s also managed call center teams, co-facilitated a grief support group, and helped small businesses with various writing assignments. Michele loves Jesus, books, history, music, chocolate, red roses, and golden retrievers. She is also the amateur photographer behind the blog OgleOhio.com.