(as of Sep 19,2020 13:57:14 UTC – Particulars)
Vincent Lillie desperately needed to flee the cycle that was slowly killing him, and step one was leaving the very gang he had relied on for love and acceptance. The worth for escape? A beating so brutal, many do not survive.
The story of Vincent’s life begins with the destruction of his household by the hands of his father’s sexual abuse, worsens together with his college’s discriminatory segregation of him, and deteriorates additional with each drug he does, each crime he commits, and every of his incarcerations. Along with his three brothers caught in the identical cycle, Vincent’s lowest level of dependancy got here to tried suicide-twice.
However destiny had different plans for him.
At instances heartbreaking and at others breathtaking, Vincent’s true story offers you religion in humanity and show the energy of the human spirit. His gradual however regular street to restoration by way of sheer willpower and willpower led him to turn out to be a mentor and speaker, motivating children and adults to turn out to be the most effective model of themselves, and stopping those that are troubled from following in his footsteps. His is an unforgettable story of burning to ashes and rising from them higher than ever before-one step at a time.
A uncooked and trustworthy memoir that offers you hope.
FOREWORD BY MITCH BOURBONNIERE, Director of Service, Ogijiita Pimatiswin Kinamatwin (OPK), working with Winnipeg’s most weak individuals who undergo with homelessness, submit traumatic stress, dependancy, psychological well being points, home violence, gang involvement, and sexual exploitation….