Sister to Sister

By Way of Jamaica

sheila smith

By Way of Jamaica

  Hi my name is Cecille..  A small Island girl whom has grown into a woman who knows struggles. Growing up we didn't have much but whatever it is that we had, we made it work and didn't complain.. I come from a strong praying family who believes in God.. I migrated to New York from Jamaica in year 2000 (my how time flies). I have found that in this country it is very hard just as when I was growing up in Jamaica, but with the teaching from my family of prayer and perseverance I had no room for...


Will The Real Angela Please Stand Up.......

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Will The Real Angela Please Stand Up.......

Will The Real Angela Please Stand Up....   Angela was born January 20,1966. She was raised by her grandmother while her young mother continued her education & worked at The N.Y. Telephone Co. Angela was shy & inverted. She lived a sheltered life, full of rules and strict discipline. She was brought up in the church being that her grandfather was a reverend. Though her grandparents loved her, spoiled her and raised her well meeting all of her needs and making sure she needed for nothing, she was longing for her mother's a love, that only a mother could show...


By Grace I Live

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By Grace I Live

By Grace I live   On March 13th 1959 my walk-through life began. I was born and raised in Cleveland Ohio I graduated from John F. Kennedy high School. I was raised by my Grandparents. At the age of 18 my Father climb through my mother's window and took me to his mother. Suffering from malnutrition my grandmother nursed me back to health loved and cared for me.   My grandmother was a very strong woman with morals and values that she poured into me which helped me become the woman I am today. My grandmother and grandfather played a...


Redeemed Spirit

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Redeemed Spirit

  Being true to who you are and still getting the job done says a lot for your spirit, your wants and your needs.  Spirits, Look in the mirror who do you see?  Now when I look in the mirror, let me tell you this is what I see, I see  a woman of courage, strength, hurt, good days and bad days. I see my years of experiences that have taught me some lessons to grow on, my years of growth and hope. But I am a woman that stands in my truth, that is courageous enough to say I...


Im Just Getting Started

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Im Just Getting Started
At the age of 12 I had my entire life planned out. I was going to graduate high school at 18, attend college to become an Anesthesiologist, and be married by 30 with two kids.