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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Family Life
  • Language:English
  • Pages:90
  • eBook ISBN:9780989278409

Abused Twice

by Adonna Seals

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Overview
A Story of Love, Faith and Deception - TWICE When Yolanda first met Carl, she had no doubts about him being the man she wanted to spend her life with. It wasn’t until the day she finally took her vows that she saw the real face behind that superficial kindness. She was in the same kind of situation she found her mother in when she was a child. Was she blinded by fate or deceived by god? …A Story of Endurance, Courage and Strength – TWICE Marrying Carl took away all the strength and faith Yolanda got from her mother. Everything in her life seemed dull and dark, even the daisies that Carl used to bring her once he was sober. She was not only living with an abusive husband and a womanizer, but also with guilt and fear. However, she knew she had to gather strength, regain faith and take a stand. She knew she had to challenge fate and fight back to protect herself and her family. In this story about innocence, love, betrayal, pain, sex, sin and hate, follow one woman on her journey to self-discovery and empowerment. Discover how she loses and regains her faith and her strength and fights her fate to take her family and herself out of the seemingly unending misery. “Life is funny and will cause you to fall prey to be ABUSED TWICE. But will you let it?”
Description
This is a book about innocence, love, betrayal, pain, sex, sin and hate. It is about one woman, in particular, who somehow survived and challenged the fate of despair and sure death. We must prepare for an awakening as this book outlines what most of us as human beings dread. Share with this writer the essence of innocence—only to be side-tracked and whisked into a frantic state of fear and detachment. The art of survival cannot be defined for anyone; it is a never-ending struggle because it is more important today than yesterday or tomorrow. This is the story of a man known as Carl, who may, if he had been humble, have succeeded in being a good son, father and husband—except, he took the comfortable way. The Devil relentlessly guides one down a road of destruction with the promise of forever bliss for the price of one’s soul, Carl chose the Devil’s bargain. Little did those people who loved him know that this arrangement would cause him chronic despair. Experience the tribulations of the characters in this book. Take your own defensive posture to combat for yourself, and escape a demonic source. Yolanda is Carl’s wife. Will she survive his drunkenness and beating, as her mother had endured similar abuse at the hands of her father? If you are tempted to identify with the characters in this book, then do so at your own risk. I make no promises—except to say that the action is nonstop. Indulge, if you will, in the spellbinding chapters of an undeniably gripping story, based on true events. One cannot know if you like what you read, but you will never forget this experience.
About the author
Adonna Maria Seals was born in Laurel, Mississippi on the 24th of March the first born of Willie and Doris Walker. Her father is deceased. Before her father’s passing her parents were divorced because of his abusive behaviors, she and her older brother Vincent were kept by her grandmother Estelle Walker while her mother furthered her education in Jackson, Mississippi at Jackson State University. Her grandmother’s husband had become ill in earlier years, dying of acute indigestion. While attending the university, her mother met her stepfather Charles Milton Mcinnis (now deceased) fell in love and wanted her mother to move to the Gulf Coast, a small town called Moss Point, Mississippi. After several interviews with the Moss Point school system, her mother after receiving her bachelor’s degree landed the start of her career at Magnolia Elementary School. Once her mother had everything in order, she returned to Laurel, Mississippi with her husband to be to bring Adonna and her brother so that a new life would finally begin. The saddest thing for her was leaving her grandmother to be alone. (Now deceased) Her mother and stepfather did wed at the Antioch Baptist Church in Pascagoula, Mississippi; she was around the age of six. Her step father worked for Ingalls ship-yard. He traveled and would draw up the blueprints to design the big ships. He was mild mannered but complex as you will read in Abused Twice II. Adonna attended grammar school in Moss Point; Mississippi called Magnolia and then Central High of Moss Point, finishing early at R.H. Watkins in Laurel, Mississippi. Adonna was gifted in math and biology and took series of test making her the youngest high school graduate that ever attended Jackson State University at the tender age of sixteen. Her dream was to become a brain surgeon. By meeting her husband, her dreams never came true. Adonna, now lives in Memphis, TN, she has two wonderful children Angela La’vette Seals and Lewis James Seals Jr. She has four grandchildren Angel, Laila, Anthony, and Lawrence. She has two brothers and one sister. (oldest brother deceased) Abused Twice was published on March 24, 2011 by Aardvark Global Publishing. Cover design by her son Lewis, edited by her son Lewis and sister Claudia Anderson, artwork by Worasak Swannarach. This is her first book; it is self-published. Adonna was writing poems at the age of eight. Writing was one of her hobbies as well as playing the piano and clarinet. Adonna started writing this book so that her tribulations may help and aid the abused person and knowing through Jesus Christ all things are possible and can be overcome.
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