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Girl Called Karen

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A Girl Called Karen Tells one woman's shocking yet inspirational story of sexual abuse at the hands of her father, and later, her foster father. Despite the trauma and anguish Karen suffered as a teenager, she overcame the abuse and more - including a failed marriage, divorce and life as a single mother - to come out on top and achieve what she calls 'life success.' Full ...more
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Published May 26th 2006 by John Blake Publishing Ltd
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I was expecting something biographical rather than self-help/political. However she makes some very valid points - especially concerning involving young people in the decisions and social ideals that affect them and adjustments that desperately need making in the penal system. I think her steps to survival and thriving are a little cliched however her points about playfulness and having a sense of humour are strategies a lot of people lack. Also positively re-framing situations and seeing the ...more
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