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Minister-turned-author signs copies of new book

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) – Neighbors can now read about a localminister's time spent as a child abuse investigator.

The Greene County Library hosted a book signing eventSaturday for William "Chris" Shelton.

Shelton wrote a new book entitled, "It's Okay, You're WithMy Father: A Child Abuse Investigator's Call to the Church."

Shelton says the book took about a week to write, but hehopes that it can help break the cycle of abuse that he saw during his stint asa special agent.

"The biggest thing I hope people come away with this is thatthere is an opportunity for the church to be involved and make a difference notby judging people but by loving on them and providing an opportunity where Godcan heal," he said.

Shelton says the book is now available at most majorretailers and online.

Each copy costs $10, but he has also donated copies to manyof the local libraries.

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