This novel, told through the eyes of a 12 year old, with humor and family devotion, easily teaches teens, young adults, and elders about the importance of knowing how your body works. Good health is often a choice of life style made early in life to avoid the pitfalls of careless living. The signs to look for, to catch a health problem before it gets beyond help are presented. The painful results that hurt everyone, not just oneself are revealed in the story. It is the first in a series entitled Embracing Myself and My Health addressing health disparities in the African American community.
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About the Author
Terry Alston Jones lives with her family in rural northeastern, North Carolina. Upon graduation from Warren County High School, Jones attended North Carolina Central University receiving a Bachelor's degree in English and a Master's degree in Public Administration. Jones is an Academic Advisor and Instructor in higher education. She works extensively in community outreach in various non-profit organizations in North Carolina. Currently Jones is focused on strengthening her relationship with God, enjoying family, and writing her second book.