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Sandra Freelove Brackett wrote this book to inspire women who are going through what she endured—two marriages that ended with her first husband beating her almost to death and her second husband triggering a heart attack from which she almost died. In 2006 when she had her heart attack, she thought she was alone.
Five years ago these special skaters shared their inspirational stories. Today their incredible journeys continue. Join old skating friends as they share their life stories today and meet some incredible new skaters too. Together they are Forever Skating Forward.
A young Southern girl boards a Greyhound bus to New York City in the early 1950s. The path she travels is full of both challenges and joys, and includes several romantic entanglements. But after she marries, terrifying developments ultimately disclose her new husband’s secret intentions, which pose a grave threat to her life.
Although familial abuse is common, reality, is the victims rarely disclose their ordeal. Fear, shame, violence, and trauma keeps the secrets hidden within a family and not exposed to the outside world. In The Boy Under the Bed, the author takes you on his family’s journey surviving generational familial abuse.
Rite of Passage is an engaging, sometimes fun-sometimes serious invitation for anyone over fifty to rekindle their own steps from innocent youth to not-so innocent young adult: emancipation, summer camp, best buddies, college capers, some “firsts” not to be mentioned here, and a few situations that might set the hair up on the back of one’s neck.