1463-DawnWatersIAN Finalist Book of the Year
Switching Teams is a memoir about change and the transforming journey of inner peace and freedom that happens when choosing to live an authentic life. This is not only a book about coming out of the closet, but much more. It is the story of a woman who decided to be fearless and stand in the newly discovered truth that she was a lesbian. Dawn’s comfortable existence as a stay-at-home wife and mother of three disappeared soon after she came out as a lesbian. Switching Teams tells the story of Dawn’s new found awakening and the reactions of friends and loved ones as they came to terms with her determination to live an authentic life, no matter what the cost. Throughout her journey, Dawn experienced profound sadness and grief but also true peace and joy, thanks to the love of her life and unexpected support from those who mattered most.

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Dawn Elizabeth Waters is a freelance writer and real estate broker who studied sports administration at Stetson University. She makes her living selling homes and managing an event photography business in Debary, Florida. Dawn is the creator of the Switching Teams/The View From Inside Out Blog and is a featured blogger for Active Rain, a community of real estate professionals. A Detroit native, was married for nearly 17 years before realizing she was a lesbian, getting a divorce, and starting over. She enjoys supporting LGBT causes, coaching youth sports, and promoting peace, love and kindness in the world. She and her wife, Yvette, have four sons.




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