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Amy Rae Layne Morehouse: Her purpose in life was to help others

Amy Rae Layne Morehouse: Her purpose in life was to help others

In her Groveland home, Amy Morehouse had a living room of Zen: There were green-blue wingback chairs, a cream recliner, a chest covered in get-well cards, an eclectic mix of wall art, family photos. Candles flickered. The real kicker though, was Morehouse herself, who created a sense of calm in the friends she spoke with there. "Her helping people made her feel so good. She felt that need; that was what she was called to do," said her sister-in-law Bernadette McClellan. "She didn't have that hard exterior. You just felt at ease whenever you were around her." Amy Rae Layne Morehouse died June 24, of leukemia. She was 51. Even from her hospital bed, Morehouse...

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