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Book details
  • Genre:DRAMA
  • SubGenre:American / General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Dirty Secrets
  • Series Number:2
  • Pages:530
  • eBook ISBN:9798350900828
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350900811

Dirty Secrets

Part 2

by Sage Dupree

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It's admirable that Anthony "Cheetah" Featherstone could turn a traumatic experience into a triumph. Surviving and overcoming childhood sexual abuse is a complicated process, and it takes a lot of strength and resilience to come out on the other side. He breaks into the music industry with a stern passion behind him, but there are obstacles in his way that make things difficult for him to reach the ladder of success and stay there.
Growing up on a reservation in the southwestern United States, this young man faced many challenges common to Native American communities. One of the biggest challenges that Cheetah faced was something that no child should ever have to endure, sexual abuse. The abuse began when he was just a young boy and continued for several years. He felt alone, helpless, unable to tell anyone about what was happening to him. Over time, the abuse took a heavy toll on his mental and emotional well-being. He struggled with depression, anxiety, and feelings of shame and guilt. Despite the trauma that he experienced, this young cub was drawn to music. As a child, he would sing along to the radio and make his songs. Music became a way for him to escape from the pain and sadness of his life. He taught himself how to play guitar and began writing his songs. He poured his heart and soul into his music, using it as a therapy to help him cope with his past. The young man began performing at local events and venues as he grew older. His talent and passion for music quickly caught the attention of others, and he soon found himself with a growing fan base. He continued to perform, pouring his pain and emotions into music. Eventually, his talent and hard work paid off. He was discovered by a major record label and signed into a recording contract. His music began to receive widespread acclaim, and he quickly became a rising star in the music industry. Despite his success, Cheetah never forgot where he came from. He used his platform to raise awareness through his biopic about the issues facing Native American communities, including sexual abuse. He spoke openly about his experiences and encouraged others to seek help and support. Through his music, Cheetah was able to transform his pain into something beautiful. He had found a way to heal and help others in the process. Today, he is a celebrated musician and a powerful advocate for change. His story is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the healing power of music.
About the author
Sage Dupree has been writing and telling stories since she was a young child. Perhaps it was inevitable that she would call grappling with words and language a career—and loving every moment. She is privileged to share her work with a large and welcoming audience. Get in touch to discover more about her work, writing process and future endeavors.