Mary Rathke – Pro-Life Speaker, MI
As an adopted daughter whose birth mother had been raped, Mary shares that even after such a horrible encounter one can choose life and joy. Mary’s story includes her birth mother’s experience, how her adopted mother’s tragic past was restored through adoption, and the tough decisions Mary faced when her oldest son was born at 1lb 8oz. She is an encourager, speaker, and helper of the homeless, hopeless and helpless. Mary is a licensed minster at Bay Valley Christian Church. She speaks monthly at the Good Samaritan Rescue Mission Chapel. She is also on the Board of Directors of Save the 1 and is the president of HELPeople INC, which is creating The Great Lakes Dream Center. She has spoken at Right to Life benefit dinners, charity events, churches and chapels.