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Publisher's Summary

Are you facing a stressful situation and starting to lose hope?

Do not give up! Discover that your past does not define you, and your future can be bright!

Most kids think of their home as a safe place. We are surrounded by all those "perfect" families where children grow happy and loved! They are raised by loving parents responsible for their mental and physical health and would do anything to protect them.

But some kids have never experienced this. Many children are exposed to very stressful situations from a young age, being hurt and abandoned by people supposed to love and protect them. They are constantly stressed, disappointed, betrayed, and scared. These kids eventually lose their hope, experience anxiety, and think that they have no chance of succeeding in life. The author of this book, Latanya, used to be one of those kids.

Introducing My Escape By Latanya Lyons - An outstanding inspirational book about Latanya's painful childhood, the challenges she faced, and how she managed to overcome them!

Latanya lived with her mother, Regina, her stepfather, and her five siblings until the age of seven. This was when the Department of Human Services decided that she and her sister Jennifer had to be separated from their family due to being abused.

Thinking that they were going to a better place to live a better life, Jennifer and Latanya moved in with their aunt, uncle, and five kids. Things were good for a while until they weren’t. Once again, they had to be moved to another dysfunctional household.

What makes my escape such a powerful listen?

Unlike other motivational books, this one is based on a true story. The author shares her stories aiming to empower other people who experience similar situations. She wants to show teenagers who are living in harmful households that life won’t always be this way. Things will get better, and they can become amazing, loving, and successful humans. She wants to educate young people who are suffering, give them hope, and see them thrive!

Top five key takeaways from this eye-opening mental health book by Latanya Lyons:

  • The strength to overcome difficulties is within you so don't ever give up
  • Keep your eyes open for the opportunities life throughs at you and exploit them
  • Your childhood trauma doesn't define the rest of your life
  • You can learn from the past and avoid making the same mistakes later in your life
  • You can find your way out of any emotional maze and build a brighter future

Don't hesitate! Buy this audiobook and enjoy a story of sorrow that turns into a story of hope!

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2021 Latanya Lyons (P)2022 Latanya Lyons

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Compelling, Heartbreaking, Hopeful

Wow, what a story of dysfunction and the cycle of it, but also of hope and redemption.

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Inspirational

I like the fact that the author told her inspiring story to motivate those who experience the same thing during childhood. I admire this kind of story, that was so motivational. I recommend this book to those who experience the same thing, You will learn a lot from this. Great job to the author. I like the cover by the way.

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You are not alone

This audiobook delivered a great message wrapped in a great storyline. It can be comforting to know that others have gone through similar things and have come out stronger on the other side. Very engaging chapter after chapter. I highly recommend this book!

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Inspiring and thrilling read

A well-put-together book about hardship and struggle turned into triumph. Going through a journey and seeing how real people overcame real situations is, in my opinion, the best way to deal with your trauma in life. Worth the listen if you're on a healing journey of your own!

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Thank you!

This is an inspiring, and positive book revealing how you can overcome childhood adversity and still develop a positive outcome. Highly recommend it to anyone who has experienced or knows anyone who has experienced childhood trauma.

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Powerful and Entertaining

This is a great story about a woman who has suffered all her life but has the courage to break through every challenge that was in her way. A powerful story that is inspirational and shows you that no matter what situation you are in you can achieve your goals. I strongly recommend this to others...

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Perspective.

This is a great book that teaches you that regardless of your upbringing, whether it is positive or negative you can choose to either be a victim or rise above all the noise and find success. What we see on the outside of a family may be very different to what is actually happening behind closed doors.

Taking the time to understand your childhood traumas and working towards overcoming difficulties and strengthening your mindset can help you learn how to avoid making mistakes later in your life.

Well written and easy to follow. This was a great story that is thought provoking and engaging.

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Addiction's effect on the family!

I thought this was a great book. From the beginning to the end, the story held my interest.
In the case of a mother that becomes an alcoholic, the children seem to suffer the most as a result.
In my opinion, I would describe It as a book that is about the family, children, drugs, and sex.
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Powerful!

This book was a very powerful, personal and ultimately inspiring story. Thank you for sharing!

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inspiring and powerful

What an inspirational and remarkable story I have ever heard!!! This woman has been through so much and she still found the strength to go on. She shares her story in a way that brings tears but also an inspiration for others who are going through hard times too as we all did at some point or another!
Her strength, courage, and hope helped her overcome unspeakable pain in order to live life on her own terms; no longer a victim! We need more people who are willing to show us how they've found that inner power - through audiobooks like this so we can learn from their experiences.
Latanya’s resilience shows us we should never give up even when all seems lost. It was so inspiring and powerful that it made me feel like I could overcome any struggle in my life.

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  • 05-31-22

Powerful Insight into childhood resilience

An insightful glimpse into the resilience of one woman's journey through some very sad circumstances in childhood. An interesting book and ideal present for any occasion. Highly recommend!

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  • 04-14-22

This book is truly a gem!

This book is truly a gem and can be helpful to anyone who feels down or stressed. The author does an excellent job of providing hope and encouragement throughout the entire read. If you are looking for a pick-me-up, this is definitely the book for you! I would highly recommend giving it a try, especially if you are feeling lost or defeated.

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  • 04-14-22

entertaining! Interesting story! Eye-opening.

Latanya's narration is very entertaining and her story is mind blowing. This book brings awareness to the people about the reality inside a dysfunctional family. It open my eyes to the suffering of children of improper parental upbringing due to poverty and drug miss-use. The worst part is, the mess is like a domino, passed to generations to generations. The society as a whole must take actions to break this cycle preventing these poor souls to be irreversibly lost. I love the adaptive ability of the author, and very thrilled how she escaped from this darkness finally in the end, truly an inspiration.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-06-22

Very touching

Stranger than fiction. Latanya's story read like fiction, There are people who go through experiences that others cannot imagine. But she gives us hope that nothing is impossible. Your circumstances do not have to define you, you can choose to change your story. It's sad to know that there are children who grow in such unhappy environments with unhappy angry parents/parent yet they choose a different path.

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  • emeino
  • 04-06-22

Really recommend this book

Your past experience no matter how negative they were does not define you in your present. Traumatic chronic experiences can be improved on and you have the capabilities to turn things around for the better. This book can serve as a motivational guide to help you find the strength to be your best self. Do recommend this book.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 04-05-22

Difficult but Inspirational read

Everyone should read this book. We need to be aware that even in the most difficult of circumstances we can endure and overcome. When you are a child you don't get to decide but as a grown-up, you can choose your own path, very moving and motivating.

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  • Audiobook Critic
  • 04-04-22

A Courageous Story from Latanya

While listening to this audio book make me felt so sad that children have to suffer in a sad environment like the one the authors had gone through. The author is very courageous to share her life's story with the aim to inspire and motivate others.
I would recommend listening to this if you are looking to change your story and become more empowered.

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  • Caroline
  • 04-03-22

So well told!

The book begins by describing a very difficult situation that is so well told, it hooks you in. I felt like I was watching a well written movie so that I wasn't sure when the next plot twist will be. It is a heart rending story but filled with hope. Family really can cause you trauma but it's not the end. I think that's my takeaway from this book. Highly recommended!

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  • Emily ZDP
  • 04-02-22

Interesting

Very interesting autobiography. A friendly reminder to how fortunate I am to have been raised in a healthy environment. This book had me interested and hooked from the beginning. Excellent narration as well.

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  • Charmaine Baker
  • 04-02-22

An inspirational story that gives hope

'My Escape' encompasses a whole gamut of emotions and human characteristics - anxiety, disappointment, stress, betrayal, fear, hopelessness and even narcissism. This is a gripping story that makes you want to listen and empathise with some of the characters. This true story is very relatable and despite the difficulties experienced by the author, she was able to bring it together in a heartwarming climax.

It's a wonderful story of encouragement for those experiencing family issues; it helps to know that you are not alone and there is always hope, once there is life. An emotional read!