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Diamonds and Books

A Children’s Author Brings the Breast Cancer Fight Home to Dallas with an Emotional Wallop

BY Karlie Morris // 07.29.16
photography George Fiala

What: Book launch celebration and signing with Brenda West Cockerell

Where: de Boulle Diamond & Jewelry

Who: Dallas author and guest of honor Brenda West Cockerell and husband Clay Cockerell, de Boulle owners Karen and Denis Boulle, DeeDee Lee, Di Johnston, Brynn Bagot Allday, Jill Goldberg, Liana Yarckin, Kristen Sanger, Maggie Cooke Kipp, and Melissa Sherrill

PC Moment: Surrounded by beautiful diamonds and jewels, Dallas author Brenda West Cockerell launched her first children’s book, In Grandma’s Garden. She signed copies while guests delighted in mimosas and cookies. All proceeds from the book will benefit breast cancer research in honor of a dear friend the author lost to a battle with cancer, making the signing both heartfelt and inspiring.

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