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Rising Above

This Book is a woman’s story of  child sexual abuse, teen pregnancy in the 1960s and domestic violence.

Key points in this story include:

  • Sexually abused by brother at 9 years old
  • At 15, pregnant and unmarried –  era of Channel 9’s 'Love Child'
  • Experienced domestic violence for 22 years.
  • Learned how not to be a victim.

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