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  • By Rae-Margaret Adams
    Feb 5, 2009
    "Breath Child Breathe" I first met Mary professionally many years ago and we lost touch for several years until about three years ago when we met again professionally. I never really new, REALLY NEW, her until I came to learn how her faith and love for God has guided her through the years and saved her life. Considered by me now as a close friend, she has come from living in the South in conditions most people could never, ever begin to understand, to losing a child to pulling her self up from the depths of despair and putting her faith and experience in words in Breathe Child Breathe. Her faith and love of God and her life changing experiences growing up as a daughter and grandaughter of slaves, has permitted her to write a truly inspiring book everyone should read, especially to regain faith for yourself. In writing this, cathartic experience, Mary had to weigh the risk of telling the real truth of living as a slave with the pain she might generate in her family by telling... More > the truth that many of us may not ever have the courage to do in a lifetime. You really need to read this book more than once to really absorb the story of this very strong woman and those people that touched her life and continue to do so in faith, hope, and love. Mary's faith has been responsible for restoring my faith in God and that there is a purpose in life for everything, sometimes we just don't always know what that is, until things happen in life that can truly only be God's miricles. Truly remarkable! This book should be a movie....Oprah are you listening?< Less
  • By Rita Stevens
    Aug 23, 2008
    "Breathe Child Breathe by: Mary White" "In Breathe Child Breathe, you feel the emotion an sacrifices and it breaks your heart, but yet she shows us how she stood strong to heal it. With the stumbling blocks that are sometimes placed in her way,she picked herself up and stood proud. Who among us could rise to these challenges? This story has substance,courage,and it will be appreciated by many." -Rita Stevens-ralcreations
  • By Ramone Puryear
    May 29, 2008
    "Breathe Child Breathe" Mary White illustrates a family legacy of overcoming incredible odds in the face of death, racism, poverty and substance abuse. An in depth account of how God redeems, heals and comforts his children despite the woe's of life. Blessed, Encouraging, Uplifting, Inspirational, Relevant!!!!!!!! A must read. -Mr.Puryear
  • By Clyde W. White
    Apr 8, 2008
    "Breathe Child Breathe" Breathe Child Breathe is informative, insightful and very engaging. Mary White reminds us of who we are and how to overcome our personal struggles by relying on our faith. Breathe Child Breathe offers a consistent message of hope and encouragemetn for all types of situations in life. By reading Breathe Child Breathe I came to know Mary White and her family on a deeper level because of her openess honesty, and willingness to allow the reader into her life. Mary White's book will challenge many stereotypes about African Americans as she tells the story of her ancestors whose history can be traced by to two slaves in the early 1800's. The main character is her grandmother who had a powerful impact in her community in as mid-wife, missionary, evangelist, plantation owner and daughter of a slave. Part two deals with Mary's life and how she overcame. I am very proud of her for writing her story and sharing her family's life with us. This is a must read for... More > all who want to reach deeper into their identity, background, and relationship with God! Clyde W. White< Less
  • By Emily Bruski
    Nov 28, 2006
    "Breathe Child Beathe" Mary shares with us the fascinating details of family driven by their faith and love for each other. Breathe Child Breathe immerses us in the culture of the South and provides readers with an intimate portrait of the ways in which tragedy and joy can shape our lives.
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Mary White
January 5, 2007
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
1.58 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
8.5 wide x 11 tall
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