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Being born gay isn't easy for anyone, but being born gay in a homophobic family in the 1970's made it more difficult for Michel. Physically and mentally abused by his family and school bullies, he had to learn to grow a thick skin to keep from going crazy. The constant torment from everyone around him drove him to several failed suicide attempts.

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Paperback, 408 pages
Published February 1st 2012 by Self Published
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Mar 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I find this book to be beautifully written, sincere and heartfelt. It must have been very cathartic for the author to be able to pour out his heart about his life and write about a quasi Dickensian childhood with a dysfunctional family in denial and his triumph over it.
I highly recommend this book.
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STRAIGHT-up brilliant
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an amazing heart string tugging life story. no writing experience my bum! Michel has a pure talent. his style kinda reminds me of Chelsea handler.
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Michel McDonald currently lives in Bakersfield with his life partner of eighteen years. He enjoys playing video games, reading, spending time on the computer, watching TV and doing crafts when he can.

Michel writes a personal blog about anything he can think of to gain the experience he needs to be a better writer. Most of his blog posts are about his life, but he also writes about gay
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