Ebook Winners – Day 5! #MaureenDriscollGiveaway

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You’re going to LOVE these novellas!

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Apologies for the late post but whomever was supposed to watch me today… didn’t. Leaving me to my own devices? Never a good idea.

Many thanks to Maureen Driscoll for spending time with us here at Nesie’s Place. We’ll definitely have to ask her back again!

A new week of historical romances begin tomorrow with another amazing author, and there are still live giveaways and Rafflecopters waiting for winners. Get busy!

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“How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child” by Sandra Uwiringiyimana #Spotlight

How Dare the Sun Rise

“How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child”

Author: Sandra Uwiringiyimana

Genre: Memoirs/Cultural Heritage

Release Date: May 16, 2017

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This profoundly moving memoir is the remarkable and inspiring true story of Sandra Uwiringiyimana, a girl from the Democratic Republic of the Congo who tells the tale of how she survived a massacre, immigrated to America, and overcame her trauma through art and activism.

Sandra was just ten years old when she found herself with a gun pointed at her head. She had watched as rebels gunned down her mother and six-year-old sister in a refugee camp. Remarkably, the rebel didn’t pull the trigger, and Sandra escaped.

Thus began a new life for her and her surviving family members. With no home and no money, they struggled to stay alive. Eventually, through a United Nations refugee program, they moved to America, only to face yet another ethnic disconnect. Sandra may have crossed an ocean, but there was now a much wider divide she had to overcome. And it started with middle school in New York.

In this memoir, Sandra tells the story of her survival, of finding her place in a new country, of her hope for the future, and how she found a way to give voice to her people.

Mental health awareness month: obsessive- compulsive disorder and personality disorder (OCD)-(OCPD).

Excellent information! Sharing to promote awareness.

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Remember this: people diagnosed with  OCD have higher level of determination, they have naturally a good memory and they’re doubly as compelled to learn new things.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)is a common, chronic and long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions) that he/she feels the urge to repeat a lot of times everyday. So it’s a mental health condition characterized by distressing, intrusive, obsessive thoughts and repetitive, compulsive physical or mental acts.

Millions of people are affected by OCD.  Current estimates are that approximately 1 in 40 adults in the U.S. (about 2.3% of the population) and 1 in 100 children have this condition.

  • 2.2 million, 1.0%
    Equally common among men and women.
    The median age of beginning is 19, with 25 percent of cases occurring by age 14. One-third of affected adults first experienced symptoms in childhood.

Symptoms.

  • Fear…

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