Ronna Russell grew up the youngest daughter of a well-known United Pentecostal preacher. From an early age, Ronna plotted to get out, hell or no hell. She jumped into marriage at the age of twenty-three, a union that lasted 22 years and produced four children. When the marriage ended, Ronna herself free to consider her own desires. With these transitions behind her and her children grown, Ronna has relocated, remarried and returned to school.