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RESCUED TO TELL: Diary of a Street Kid By Sidney Pereira de Souza e Silva
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At 6 years old, Sidney began working on the streets of Brazil to support his large family and alcoholic father. He soon fled from his abusive home, relocating to the third largest city in Brazil,... More > Belo Horizonte. There Sidney found an entirely new world, a world entirely run by children who learned the hard way how to survive. By the time Sidney was 11 years old, he was a drug addict, thief and gang member. He had learned every survival tactic the streets had to offer, but he quickly discovered that his lifestyle was costing him a very high price. At 11 years old, Sidney discovered a once in a lifetime chance to leave the streets. Little did he know, the courage required to make that pivotal decision was only the beginning. Now a young adult, Sidney has traveled the world. He has spread the gospel and made disciples in every continent except Antarctica. His story provides hope and purpose for countless street children, helping them realize their divinely established destiny to change the world as we know it.< Less
The Naked Doctor By Dr Evadne Hinge
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At last Doctor Evadne Hinge emerges from the shadow of her former colleague and oldest friend, world-renowned soprano Dame Hilda Bracket, to tell her own story. And it's not the story you might... More > imagine. Against a lovingly-drawn background of music and theatre, Doctor Hinge speaks frankly about her personal life. Her student days and her first love; her friendships with the good, the bad, the ugly, and the downright criminal; the men in her life and her troubles with her unusual family – whose hobbies, she tells us, include murder, blackmail, drug abuse, adultery and other less light-hearted pastimes. After the death of Dame Hilda in 2002, Doctor Hinge agreed to speak at some length about her life to her close friend, George Logan. She stipulated that these reminiscences, recorded on tape, should remain unpublished until after her death. However, since it appears that that event is yet some way off – the Doctor is now a robust ninety-four – she has finally agreed to their wider dissemination.< Less
A Naughty Thing Called Life By Papa Spyk
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Papa Spyk's Autobiography chronicles his life and how it was turned around after suffering a near death experience. A professional rugby player, top international model, actor and stuntman. His heart... More > exploded due to drug and steroid abuse, his Aorta split in half from his heart to his legs and was left in a coma for a month surgeon wanted to amputate both his legs. Spent two years bedridden. Paralyzed from the waist down told he would be brain dead, never walk again and never fathered a child, and proved them wrong. Fortunately his amazing family friends gave him the strength to survive. Learning to walk again and father his Angel, Angelyna. 'A Naughty Thing called Life' an honest story of his experience, hoping to make a difference to other people’s lives. It's about courage to love and be loved and the way he healed himself by going through hell and back. It reminds the reader that there is a silver lining in every cloud. A testament to his focus of his energy from self destruction to creation.< Less
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THE LIFE OF ME By DEWEY L DUNCAN
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I'M DEWEY L DUNCAN BORN MARCH 28TH 1967 GREW UP IN BRONX NEWYORK CITY AS A CHILD I NEW ABUSE EARLY ON. I REBELLED AGAINST MY FATHER I NEEDED HIM SO I COULD GROW UP AND FIND OUT HOW ITS LIKE BEING A... More > MAN IT HURT HAVING TO LEARN FROM ANOTHER WOMAN HOW TO BE A MAN WHEN SHE REALLY COULDNT UNDERSTAND.GROWING I WAS TALKED ABOUT AND BEATEN DOWN BECAUSE OF MY BELIEFS. I WISH I KNEW MY MOTHER BACK THEN AND WHAT SHE REALLY MEANT TO ME BUT SHE WAS MISERABLE AND TO WEAK FROM THE ATTACKS MY FATHER WOULD BEAT HER AND LIE TO HER AND KNOW MY MOTHERS TRYING TO FIND HERSELF AND SHE GETS SO SICK OF ME BECAUSE SHE SEE'S A VISION OF MY DAD IN ME HOW STRANGE LIFE CAN BE. YOU WOULD NEVER KNOW WHO PEOPLE ARE AND WHERE THE'VE BEEN WHERE I'M GOING IS MORE THEN WHERE I AM . I'M NO LONGER ON DRUGS AND ALCOHOL I NEED SANITY KNOW THAT I'M AWAKEN TO RECIEVE MYSTERIES KNOW MY TREASURES ARE IN HEAVEN NOT ON EARTH AS I USE TO PROCLAIM WE ALL MUST FIND LIBERTY IN JESUS NAME.THATS THE LIFE OF ME .< Less
THE LIFE OF ME By DEWEY L DUNCAN
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I'M DEWEY L DUNCAN BORN MARCH 28TH 1967 GREW UP IN BRONX NEWYORK CITY AS A CHILD I NEW ABUSE EARLY ON. I REBELLED AGAINST MY FATHER I NEEDED HIM SO I COULD GROW UP AND FIND OUT HOW ITS LIKE BEING A... More > MAN IT HURT HAVING TO LEARN FROM ANOTHER WOMAN HOW TO BE A MAN WHEN SHE REALLY COULDNT UNDERSTAND.GROWING I WAS TALKED ABOUT AND BEATEN DOWN BECAUSE OF MY BELIEFS. I WISH I KNEW MY MOTHER BACK THEN AND WHAT SHE REALLY MEANT TO ME BUT SHE WAS MISERABLE AND TO WEAK FROM THE ATTACKS MY FATHER WOULD BEAT HER AND LIE TO HER AND KNOW MY MOTHERS TRYING TO FIND HERSELF AND SHE GETS SO SICK OF ME BECAUSE SHE SEE'S A VISION OF MY DAD IN ME HOW STRANGE LIFE CAN BE. YOU WOULD NEVER KNOW WHO PEOPLE ARE AND WHERE THE'VE BEEN WHERE I'M GOING IS MORE THEN WHERE I AM . I'M NO LONGER ON DRUGS AND ALCOHOL I NEED SANITY KNOW THAT I'M AWAKEN TO RECIEVE MYSTERIES KNOW MY TREASURES ARE IN HEAVEN NOT ON EARTH AS I USE TO PROCLAIM WE ALL MUST FIND LIBERTY IN JESUS NAME.THATS THE LIFE OF ME .< Less
Childhood and Society Vol.1 No.2 By Francesco Maria Battisti
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Vol. 1 No.2 Year 2005 contains the following writings: Childhood, an international perspective, by the editors; Salute from Piero Marrazzo president of Region Lazio, Italy; Artistic creativity a... More > cross-cultural perspective by Sharon Bailin; Knowledge and (de)legitimation by Francesco Mattei; Sportization of body. Notes for a research programme by nicola porro; Drugs perception amongst youth in a Southern Italian city. an empirical research by Maurizio Esposito; Social representations of child sexual abuse, by Loredana Pedata.< Less
National geographic : the science of addiction By Andrew Clarke
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sign of abating. The 33,000 overdose deaths from opioids in 2015 were a also set a record. Drug overdoses are now a leading cause of death among Americans under 50—but only part of a... More > broader addiction landscape that ranges from drug and alcohol abuse to obses- sive eating, gambling, and even sex. For this month’s cover story, “The Addicted Brain,” we went in search of the “why.” Why do human beings get addicted to substances and behaviors we know will harm us? What can new research tell us about addiction and the brain? Most important: Can what we’re learning help more people recover? “Not long ago the idea of repairing the brain’s wiring to fight addiction would have seemed far-fetched,” medical writer Fran Smith reports in our story. “But advances in neuroscience have upended conventional notions about addiction — what it is, what can trigger it, and why quitting is so tough.” The very nature of addiction is being rethou Smith says: “Addiction is a disease,< Less

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