Sandy Swenson is the mother of two sons-one of whom is an addict. The Joey Song chronicles her journey. Bethesda Magazine featured her story in “Letting Joey Go” in its March/April 2013 issue. As a member of the Junior Woman’s Club of Chevy Chase, Sandy created the Bistro Boyz, a program for young men from the National Center for Children and Families’ Greentree Adolescent Program. In 2012, the National Center for Children and Families awarded her the Junior Woman’s Club of Chevy Chase the Spirit Award for Humanitarian Advocacy. Sandy loves to garden, read, and travel, and enjoys every moment spent with her son Rick, a recent graduate from American University in Washington, DC.