Mrs. Chiappa earned her "wings" by being a caregiver of over 14 family members and friends who has had cancer before battling a leg tumor herself. Mrs. Chiappa grew up on the cost of Long Island , New York . She has written over 100 books, many of them as in the wings to be published. Mrs. Chiappa has earned many awards for her writing. Her writing career did not come easy, as Mrs. Chiappa suffers with Dyslexia. Mrs. Chiappa did not learn to read and write until she was the age of 16. It was then Mrs. Chiappa discovered her passion for writing. Mrs. Chiappa hopes to change a little part of the word with her writings. Writings written from the core of her soul.