New Book Junebug
One in three girls and one in five boys are sexually abused by the time they are 18 years old, according to http://www.theadvocacycenter.org. Cherie Doyen is a testament to this statistic and has written a book to help educate adults and teenagers on the subject of familial sexual, emotional and mental abuse, how to recognize the warning signs and how to handle the situation. "I read your beautiful, brave book and loved it," said Annie Potts, actress. "Bravo to you who have done more than survive, you've thrived and turned it into art." Through Doyen’s personal experiences she has written her first book, Junebug. This story chronicles the journey of her life and provides guidance for teenagers and adults who have been abused mentally, physically and emotionally. Junebug portrays a very visual journey through the trauma ingenuity of a child’s mind. It’s a candid honest look at the clan like structure of an abusive family, the primary focus being sexual abuse.
Date Recorded: 10/4/2013
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