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Rising Above the Scars

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Rising Above the Scars is the true account of Johnnetta McSwains triumphant life story. Viciously abused as a child, she rose above every stereotype and beat all odds, narrowly escaping poverty, self destruction, prison, drug abuse, and death.
Paperback, 190 pages
Published November 19th 2010 by Dreamwright Publications, LLC
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Jay Rose
Jun 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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I am a Domestic Violence Resident Advocate and read this book after attending a meeting that Ms. Johnetta McSwain put on. What an amazing story! Her book absolutely captivated me, shifting me from tears, to sobs, to out rite fits of anger, her story is potent. I have since then given this book to my ladies at the shelter and am looking forward to hearing their takes on it.

Additional to the story, this book is full of information on breaking negative life cycles as well as groups and organizatio
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Dianne C
Apr 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Excellent autobiography! Johnnette shares her very moving and inspiring story that makes you want to make a difference. Everyone of us has control over our destiny. Thank you Johnnette for sharing and thanks for the signed copy! "Failure is not an option"
Azziza
Oct 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Awesome.
If Johnnetta McSwain can do it, so can you!
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