Lucia's Story: My Imperfect Beauty: A Memoir written in Devotion to and Respect for Facial Difference

Lucia's Story: My Imperfect Beauty: A Memoir written in Devotion to and Respect for Facial Difference

by Bella Lucia

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Overview

Are you prepared for a fascinating memoir about an individual defeating the stigmas of facial difference? Born with a severe bilateral cleft lip and palate and trudging through many restorative surgeries, Bella Lucia triumphed over the history and superstitions of her birth defect. The foundation of her healing journey is in steely resilience and joyful activities such as meditation, being in nature, yoga, spirituality, dance, travel, and writing.

"Lucia's Story: My Imperfect Beauty" is for those struggling with any type of facial difference; families and friends of those individuals with facial difference; those with other differences; those who feel different in any way; and those who seek motivation.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781098341305
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 03/10/2021
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Bella Lucia has been a writer since the age twelve and a poet since eighteen. She happens to have facial difference involving a restored bilateral cleft lip and palate. She is a retired master's prepared advanced practice registered nurse/nurse practitioner with a long career in the healthcare industry. Her story is one of triumph over her congenital birth defect, creating strength and courage along her journey. She never let bullying, or maltreatment, impede her as she endeavored to achieve her personal and professional dreams. Lucia's ambition is to inspire others with facial difference, their families, friends and acquaintances. She lives with her husband and her Boston Terrier in Kansas.

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