1 Moment Wiser
1 Moment Wiser
Apr 22, 2021
Author Michelle Rahal on Writing a Refugee's Story - Part 1
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"I think I'm supposed to write your book," Michelle Layer Rahal said when Minh Phuong Towner shared her 5 minute testimony. I'm so glad she did.  Reading Straining Forward, I experienced the Tet Offensive from the eyes of an 11 year old hiding beneath a bed. I clenched my fists as this little girl and her brother experienced betrayal and torture. I dreamed with her as she began a new life and prayed for her as PTSD wrecked it. By the end, I was cheering. How did Michelle take someone else's memories and write this riveting book? Find out here. In part 1, we discover how the book got started, and how a stroke got the story flowing. To get a copy of the paperback or brand new audio version, visit https://www.keepstrainingforward.com/ #authorinterview #refugee #ptsd #vietnamwar #truestories #1MomentWiser --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kristi-bridges0/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kristi-bridges0/support
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