Battling Forgiveness

An Inspirational Memoir

by Shema

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 19/06/2017

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 70
ISBN : 9781504382182

About the Book

Battling Forgiveness tells the story of a five-year-old girl kidnapped from her family. Her father abducted Shema from her village of Kaganza in Gitarama Prefecture of Rwanda. Due to the political climate of the country, her father brought her to America along with his new family. While moving through the various stages of grief and trauma, God guides her through the path toward forgiving her dad, brothers, and stepmother.

About the Author

Shema was born on 08/02/1983 in a small village in Rwanda. Her mother was a poor teenager who had been taken advantage of by Shema’s father who was her boss at first. Shema only got to spend 5 years with her mother until her father kidnapped her, and it has been 29 years since she last saw her mother. Shema was able to come to America in 2000, got free from her father, step brothers and step mother, and went on to become a mother, and a professional chef.