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Cutting the Strings
This riveting autobiographical account takes the reader on a journey around the globe as Little strikes out on her own at an early age and discovers a world that not only embraces her but transforms her existence. Little does well in telling her story and readers will likely be impressed and moved by the way the author "cut the strings" that were holding her back. Early ...more
Paperback, 210 pages
Published July 24th 2012 by Elkins Lake Publishing
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This story will touch your heart. It depicts courage, strength, and character in spite of what life and "not optimal" parenting throws at the author. Each roadblock makes you wonder, oh, no what else can happen? One never knows what real issues are behind those who continue to give to humanity selflessly. A great read.
Although the subject was quite interesting, the author left huge gaps in her memoirs, and it read more or less as a diary........"I did this, I went here, I went there, I found myself here and there". The book had a promising start, telling the sad story of her childhood, but the author lost me during her college experience, with her breathless account of her travels, working with the Hmong, finding herself desperately ill on several occasions....but then flying off to Mexico, where she repeats ...more
This is a heartwarming story about a young girl who makes her way out in to the world with all the courage, perseverance and tenacity that you would only find in the heart of a true champion. Through sheer determination, somehow she carves out a life worth living, all the while never forgetting the importance of reaching out to help those in need. This book is a testament to anyone struggling or in emotional turmoil, that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. This must read is all about ...more
Couldn't put it down! It was a truly riveting account of perseverance and triumph. Everyone has difficulties in their lives. Little's strength and courage to keep moving forward to find her true place in the world is inspiring. This is a must read in my book!