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Who Are You? A Guide to Writing Your Memoir

Who are you? Who do people think you are? What legacy do you want to leave behind? These are questions worthy to be asked for you to leave a footprint of your existence on this earth. Your life matters, whether you realise it or not. There are many people who are curious to know more about you. Whether it’s your family, friends or strangers. You have stories, skills and knowledge stored within you that are valuable. Isn’t it time you passed them on?

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The Freedom Circus

When Mindla Levin and Kubush Horowitz first met, they were instantly attracted. Mindla worked in a leather factory and Kubush was a clown in the Circus Staniewski. Mindla’s father disapproved of Kubush, saying: “A clown is not a husband… nothing good comes from a clown.” That clown saved their lives.

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From Hero to Zero

From Hero to Zero is the incredible, true story of Captain Rod Lovell’s unbelievable castigation for doing the very thing he was paid to do – keep his passengers safe. Imagine being punished for saving lives? Imagine if you only had 46 seconds to save those lives. Imagine if it was one of your loved …

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Rainbows Through Cobwebs

Rainbows Through Cobwebs covers the topic of grief in its many forms. From grieving over the death of a loved one, including pets, to grieving over the loss of your identity or dreams, Rainbows Through Cobwebs has case studies with toolbox tips on how you can overcome grief. Lyn Traill has incorporated how to find your fabulous again …

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Escaping Genocide

There’s hell on earth…where atrocities are committed everyday, where life has no value, where mercy and compassion do not exist; where fear reigns and survival depends on the dialect you speak; the ethnic group you belong to. Helena reveals the trauma of escaping genocide.

Fifty Years of Silence by Jan Ruff-O’Herne - Jacqx Book Review

Fifty Years of Silence

Fifty Years of Silence is the memoir of Jan Ruff-O’Herne, a war rape survivor. The book begins by describing Jan’s idyllic childhood in Dutch colonial Indonesia. The picture she painted of her loving family and privileged childhood were imperative to understanding how she was able to cope with her years of imprisonment in such abominable …

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Joy Film Review by Jacqx

JOY Film Review

Joy is a film based on Joy Mangano, inventor of the self-wringing mop. It’s a story about family rivalry & control; making mistakes; learning about business; perseverance and sheer determination to not give up on something you believe in.

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A Trapeze Lesson

The Awesome Side of Research Research sounds pretty boring, right? It may conjure up an image of someone with their nose to the books, or computer screen, slight frown creasing their forehead as they try to make sense of the bombardment of information they are suppose to screen, dissect, reword, rephrase, verify, and somehow mould …

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