Floriana (Berdyck) Hall, poet and author of nine inspirational books, five nonfiction and four poetry, was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. 10/02/27. After many moves, her family settled in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio on 12/7/41. Floriana graduated June 1945 from Cuyahoga Falls High (Distinguished Alumna), eleventh in a class of 167. Her English and literature teachers taught her all she needed to know about writing. She attended Akron University business school.