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It Was What It Was: My Memoir By Diane Haley Toney
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It Was What It Was is a charming and heartwarming autobiography of life growing up in the idyllic post-war era of the South during the 1950’s. Relating tales of family, love, self-sacrifice,... More > faith, and community, the author recounts life in Lavonia, Georgia during an era of rapid social change. From tales of wartime sacrifice, to the Mayberry-esque quality of small-town life, the booming economic growth in the post-war era, the heyday of the teenage social scene in the 1950s, and UFO encounters in the dark secluded countryside, this story has something for everyone. In relating her childhood experiences and teenage years during and after the conclusion of World War II, and ending with her professional contributions in public education, Mrs. Toney’s life story is overlaid and interwoven with the history of the small southern town of Lavonia. In doing so, her story is Lavonia’s story. Beautifully written and conveyed with warmth and much humor, this biography of times gone by is not to be missed!< Less
It Was What It Was: My Memoir By Diane Haley Toney
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It Was What It Was is a charming and heartwarming autobiography of life growing up in the idyllic post-war era of the South during the 1950’s. Relating tales of family, love, self-sacrifice,... More > faith, and community, the author recounts life in small-town Lavonia, Georgia during an era of rapid social change. From tales of wartime sacrifice, to the Mayberry-esque quality of small town life, the booming economic growth in the post-war era, the heyday of the teenage social scene in the 1950s, and UFO encounters in the dark secluded countryside, this story has something for everyone. In relating her childhood experiences and teenage years during and after the conclusion of World War II, and ending with her professional contributions in public education, Mrs. Toney’s life story is overlaid and interwoven with the history of the small southern town of Lavonia. In doing so, her story is Lavonia’s story. Beautifully written and conveyed with warmth and much humor, this biography of times gone by is not to be missed!< Less
It Was What It Was: My Memoir By Diane Haley Toney
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It Was What It Was is a charming and heartwarming autobiography of life growing up in the idyllic post-war era of the South during the 1950’s. Relating tales of family, love, self-sacrifice,... More > faith, and community, the author recounts life in small-town Lavonia, Georgia during an era of rapid social change. From tales of wartime sacrifice, to the Mayberry-esque quality of small town life, the booming economic growth in the post-war era, the heyday of the teenage social scene in the 1950s, and UFO encounters in the dark secluded countryside, this story has something for everyone. In relating her childhood experiences and teenage years during and after the conclusion of World War II, and ending with her professional contributions in public education, Mrs. Toney’s life story is overlaid and interwoven with the history of the small southern town of Lavonia. In doing so, her story is Lavonia’s story. Beautifully written and conveyed with warmth and much humor, this biography of times gone by is not to be missed!< Less
From Victim to Victor: A Survivor’s True Story of Her Experiences With School Bullying. How She Overcame, Won Back Her Confidence and Found Peace and Happiness By Cherie White
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Cherie White shares her own story of what were the worst six years of her life, during which she was relentlessly bullied after moving to a small Tennessee town. She describes the heartache,... More > loneliness and despair she felt as a victim of school bullying and how her cries for help went ignored. She is brutally honest about how she viewed her bullies and the bystanders who watched but did nothing to help. She is also candid about how she too became a bully and the torment she inflicted on her own victims, whom she herself viewed as inferior, as a means to preserve what little self-esteem she had left and feel better about herself. Finally, she tells of how she was able to escape her tormentors by changing schools, make several new friends out of her new classmates, and go from victim to victor! “From Victim to Victor” is a story of survival, trial, heartache, self-discovery, reflection, growth and the eventual escape and triumph.< Less
Memom’s Diary - Memoirs of Katherine Harvey Rogér By Jeanie Marsolan Bazer
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“Memom’s Diary” is a compilation of Katherine Harvey Rogér’s memoirs. Her unique perspective emerges through her struggles and joys as a wife, mother, writer, artist,... More > and historian during 1928 and WWII. Her ancestral history is interspersed throughout the book with early photographs, newspaper clippings from her scrapbooks. Katherine Harvey, (or “Memom”) hand-recorded her father's, Horace H. Harvey, spoken memories. He grew up in the Harvey Castle in the mid 1800s and built a life influenced by his father, Capt. Joseph Hale Harvey,and mother, Louise Destrehan of the Destrehan Plantation. Horace Harvey played a major role in developing the Harvey Canal into the Intracoastal Waterway it is today. From his accomplishments, New Orleans, thus Louisiana, experienced an important growth in industry and commerce. What began in the 1720s, shortly after the founding of New Orleans as a drainage ditch is today a vital link in the expansive Intracoastal Canal system.< Less
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The Mystery of Life By Jakub Tencl
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It has been said that man shall not live off of bread alone. All people need food for the soul. Dr. Jakub Tencl takes the reader on a spiritual journey and challenges previous interpretations of the... More > realm of the unknown. “The Mystery of Life” contains 12 Chapters that expound on Jakub's personal experiences and spiritual growth. Jakub’s lifelong search for truth led him down many paths. He obtained a deeper understanding of love, and cultivated his mind to exploring the horizons. Meditation allowed Jakub to realize that all persons are connected to the same life source. One must look beneath the surface of any situation to establish a better understanding of the spiritual world around us and the very forces that govern our existence. This book is a walk through spiritualism in the modern era, and it shows how one can reconnect with one’s true self. The principles of self-love and inner peace are explored within these pages as the author guides the reader through his personal journey.< Less
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In Quest of the Black Band By Rosalie Baker Shearer
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In 1952, fresh out of high school, I am lured by three friends to enroll in a Catholic school of nursing when I have no desire of becoming a Florence Nightingale. At seventeen I am more interested in... More > fashion and art. In this memoir I share my joys, my hurts, my faith, my fears, and innermost thoughts. Two stories interweave in this tale—of my personal and spiritual growth where I am nearly ripped apart by the tri-fold pull of family, lover, and the Sisters of Charity in my quest for the black band. The events that changed the group of fun-loving teenagers, raised in the foot-hills of Kentucky into mature, bone-tired angels of mercy, and the tender love story that is prominently threaded throughout the pages read like fiction. But this story of tears and laughter is true. I have remembered it all—the good and the bad, and have told it here without alteration.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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