Whole Heart: One Woman's Incredible and Heartbreaking Journey from Africa to America

Whole Heart: One Woman's Incredible and Heartbreaking Journey from Africa to America

by Michelle Felix


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This book will MOVE YOU tears, but eventually, it will get your heart filled with HOPE, JOY, and ASPIRATION.

"Whole Heart" is an honest and inspiring memoir.

This is an inspiring true story that proves darkness can lead to light, and joy is possible on the other side of pain.

At once heartbreaking and joyously uplifting, "Whole Heart" is an unflinching portrait of one woman's fight for self-discovery, opportunity, and hope.

There is grace and possibility in even the bleakest places. A triumphant journey toward inner happiness.

In this moving memoir, Michelle Felix opens her whole heart and recounts her life, starting from her childhood in Africa to her transitions and current life in America.

During her childhood, Michelle had her world turned upside down, as she was forced to face several family issues that deeply affected her and made her feel stuck in a cycle of pain, regret, and immense grief.

However, even with the hurt that painted her childhood, Michelle is determined to find healing and turn her pain into purpose, even when she sometimes feels weighed down by the complexities of her past.

This memoir offers an inspiring and intimate look into the life of a girl who fought her way through loss, uncertainty, and rejection.

It tells the story of author Michelle Felix's incredible journey of perseverance and redemption.

If you have ever felt alone, worthless, lost, or as though you can't rise from the ashes of the pain of your life, this memoir is for you.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780578242385
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication date: 06/14/2021
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Michelle Felix was born and raised in South Africa. She moved to The United States in search of a better life. She works as a human service professional, life coach, and mental health advocate. She lives in Hawaii, and "Whole Heart" is her first book.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

1 Life in Africa 11

2 The Beginning, For Me 19

3 My Family 23

4 Light Turns to Darkness 29

5 Her First Attempt 35

6 Separation 39

7 If Only I Had Stayed 43

8 Unwelcomed, Unwanted 49

9 Searching for Belonging 57

10 Seen & Known 61

11 Apartment 27 67

12 Broken & Ashamed 71

13 Mother's last wish 75

14 Hope Breaks Through 81

15 Prepare for Take off 89

16 The Children of Umtata 97

17 Feeling her embrace 103

18 My American Dream 107

19 Goodbye, Dad 119

20 A Grateful Heart 127

21 Finding Love Again 131

22 Going Home 137

23 Healing in the Skies 143

24 New Beginnings 149

25 2020 159

Closing 165

Dedication 169

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