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When Trouble Finds You: Overcoming Child Abuse, Teen Pregnancy, Domestic Violence, and Discovering the Remarkable Power of the Human Spirit

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Sometimes, even the people closest to us can't comprehend the unrelenting pain of our past, as was the case for Toni L. Coleman Carter-mother, wife, outspoken community leader, human resources practitioner, lecturer, and former government executive. For dozens of years, Toni hid the scars of physical and sexual abuse, the shame of an attempted suicide, the challenges of ...more
Paperback, 206 pages
Published May 8th 2013 by Writers of the Round Table Press
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OOSA
Sep 01, 2013 OOSA rated it really liked it
Against All Odds

“When Trouble Finds You” chronicles the life of Toni Coleman Carter and how she overcame the odds stacked against her from the very beginning of her young life.

Toni was just a toddler when her grandmother took over the care of her since her mother and father were still young and did not want the burden of a child at the time. By the time Toni was three-years-old her mother already had another child and was pregnant with twins when she arrived abruptly and took Toni away from the
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Glenn
Jun 06, 2013 Glenn rated it it was amazing
When Trouble Finds You invites readers on an emotionally life-changing journey. Although it’s Carter’s frank, journal of hopelessness and redemption - her story ultimately inspires, enlightens and stimulates others to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds. The transparency with which she tells her story may cause some to lose themselves in the realism yet find themselves in the redemption.
Teresa Johnson
WTFY, is one of the most transparent books I have read in years. As the founder/president of a not for profit faith based organization, Chariti Home, which empowers young teen mothers to navigate their journey, this was an excellent tool to use to continue the talk about abuse, neglect, molestation, teen pregnancy challenges and triumphs. Mrs. Carter-Coleman's book goes to the heart of the matter and then gives clear direction on how to heal without bitterness or anger.It explores all options ...more
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