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A Stolen Life
by Jaycee Dugard
non fiction
From The Jacket:In the summer of 1991 I was a normal kid. I did normal things. I had friends and a mother who loved me. I was just like you. Until the day my life was stolen. For eighteen years I was a prisoner. I was an object for someone to use and abuse. For eighteen years I was not allowed to speak my own name. I became a mother and was forced to be a sister. For eighteen years I survived an impossible situation. On August 26, 2009, I took my name back. My name is Jaycee Lee Dugard. I don't think of myself as a victim. I survived. A Stolen Life is my story—in my own words, in my own way, exactly as I remember it. --- The pine cone is a symbol that represents the seed of a new beginning for me. To help facilitate new beginnings, with the support of animal-assisted therapy, the J A Y C Foundation provides support and services for the timely treatment of families recovering from abduction and the aftermath of traumatic experiences—families like my own who need to learn how to heal. In addition, the J A Y C Foundation hopes to facilitate awareness in schools about the important need to care for one another. Our motto is "Just Ask Yourself to . . . Care!" A portion of my proceeds from this memoir will be donated to The J A Y C Foundation Inc.
This is a book that shows the endurance of the human spirit and the will to survive. This true but unimaginable story will stay with you long after putting it down. And although the writing style is not perfect the story will fill your senses and make you thankful for an idyllic childhood. The book is also very inspirational and evokes a broad range of emotion. Her strength and courage will also resonate with you
by-Linda-PBR 2011/09/05, 06:21 PM
 
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