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Memoir Feature and Author Interview: Goodbye, Mr. President by Laura McClure @love3083


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Release Date: March 3, 2017

Read how a mother, grandmother, and great grandmother says goodbye to the POTUS, President Barack Obama. Best Selling Author, Laura McClure, shares her memoirs of growing up with the prejudices of the south, yet having faith in the highest office in the United States of America.

Laura tells President Obama goodbye with respect and honor, all while traveling down memory lane.

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Excerpt:

I want you to understand why this man. Barack Obama, and his presidency is so very important to me and millions of other African Americans.  For those of us that lived through the sixties, his campaign brought back the excitement of the Kennedy years;  it motivated us to get involved and feel like we had a part in history. He was not just a Black man, he is black and white, educated and had worked in the communities, so he knew how to reach out and bring people together. I felt like he could move with the powerful yet hold a conversation with the everyday person. I believe that he had the heart of the people and he was willing to work for all Americans.

To the young people of today, he was someone who they could relate to. Someone who was speaking to them and cared about what they had to say and wanted for this country.


About the Author:

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Laura McClure, Author, Motivational Speaker
My name is Laurelia Mcclure ( Laura McClure) I am married to Robert McClure, and we have been together for fifty-five years. I am the proud mother of six children, sixteen grandchildren, and soon to be the great-grandmother of thirteen great-grandchildren. I knew that I had to work and help my husband support our family. So I decided to find a job that I could advance in and make a decent living. I chose Hotel work. I made friends with some very good people in the industry that helped me get the training and knowledge that I would need to advance. I soon became a manager trainee. Soon I would become a manager and executive in five star/ five diamond hotels.
I worked for the very best hotels in my state and later moved on tho become Director of Environmental services for Lake Shore Hospital in Birmingham, Al.
In 2009, I lost my daughter to HIV/AIDS. She was thirty –nine years old. A single parent with one child. My family and I started the Dotes Foundation. Our goal was to educate and inform concerning HIV/AIDS. Also to help destroy many of the myths that are associated with Aids. We also raised funds and helped build a clinic for children and Aids patients in Swaziland Africa. A country that had been hard hit by HIV/AIDS.

I always wanted to be a writer and have my work published. I was afraid of stepping out and pursuing my dream. At the age of seventy, I finally got the courage after listening to many sermons by my pastor on being all that you can be in life. Also, I have a large support team in my family. On October 8, 2014, my first book “Angel in the Midst” was released. Four months later my second book “It Ain’t Over Yet! It’s Just Beginning was published and on September 28, 2015, my third book “Unvarnished Truths, Coming Clean was published,
In One year, I had PUBLISHED THREE BOOKS, and there is more to come.
I will tell anyone that if God has given you a dream, then you need to make that move. He will not give you a dream what he won’t supply the means for you to accomplish it. Just remember that you can do all things through Jesus Christ.
I am just like Nike, and you can also be. “Just Do It.”

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Author Interview:

What is your favorite book to read?

Father To The Fartherless by Paul H, Boge. This book has touched me so much and it has made me even more willing to give and help others that are in dire need of help here and abroad.

How many books do you have published?

I currently have five books published. I did not start my journey of writing until I was seventy years old. My first book was titled “Angel in the Midst”. I later changed the name to Unvarnished Truths Beyond the Pole.  Then I went on to write two more books in the Unvarnished series. I lost my daughter and I went through quite a few emotional changes and I wrote about them in my book “It Ain’t Over Yet! It’s Just Beginning.

Are you currently working on a book?

I am working on a book now that is all about young love and it’s traps.

If you were to recommend your books to a stranger, which book would you advise them to start with? Why?

If I had to recommend one of my books to a reader, I would tell them to read It Ain’t Over Yet! It’s Just Beginning.

Who is your favorite character?

My favorite character to write about is Brandi, the central character in the Unvarnished Series.
Brandy started off on a road that was leading her nowhere and she found the courage to make a change and then influence others to follow their dreams. I was amazed at her strength and growth.
I truly enjoyed writing this book about the President and my growing up on the south. I did not realize how far I had evolved in my thinking until O wrote this book.

Do you ever get writer’s block? How do you cope with it?

When I get writers block, I go away from the project. I meditate and meditation always revive my creative juices. Going for long walks helps me to restore my passion for my life and work. Sometime just quietly thinking about all the goodness that is mine to share.

Do you have any advice for new authors?

My advice to newcomers id to learn all you can from others who have accomplished the things that you want to accomplish in your career of writing and then do you. Never give up, stay focus and keep pushing. Also be a goal setter and never be afraid to change.


When The Devil Attacks Your Dreams: How To Fight Back With Spiritual Warfare And The Written Word


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Television is full of shows dealing with the paranormal and supernatural world. A lot of these shows deals with ghosts and hauntings, but there are some shows that are starting to deal with demonic attacks and entities.

Demonic possession and attacks are nothing new. They go way back to Biblical times. Many people believe that some reported hauntings are something much more sinister than ghosts, and many times it takes powerful religious leaders or priests to exorcise these demons from the person’s life.

These television shows seem to focus more on the things that can be seen, but what about the things that can’t? A lot of times people are attacked when they are at their most vulnerable, which is in their dreams.

Common signs of nighttime spiritual attack often include:

  • Nightmares with themes of good versus evil or nightmares of being attacked by evil or demonic forces.
  • Waking up to the feeling of evil or feeling as is something evil or malevolent is watching you/close by.
  • Hearing strange and unexplainable sounds in the night, such as tapping or scratching. This is especially true if this happens night after night.
  • Feeling truly terrified during the midnight hours, without any rational explanation other than the dreams you’re experiencing.
  • Seeing dark shadows and flashes out of the corner of your eye or unexplainable sights or visions that simply don’t seem to make sense in the rational world.
  • Losing sleep because of all or any of these things.

If you feel you’re under some type of spiritual attack, the worst thing you can do is to NOT take action. These things progress, which is why so may television shows are popping up. People under attack are looking for solutions and fixes to their problems, and they feel as if it’s a battle that they can’t win without some type of interference. Sometimes prayer, fasting, making true spiritual changes, reading the Bible and applying it to your life, as well as closing any ungodly doorways are enough, but sometimes it takes a special form of spiritual warfare to overcome the problem. Don’t let yourself get immobilized by fear and don’t give up just because prayer doesn’t work the first time you pray. Persevere.

The following books are written by experts in the field of spiritual warfare and fighting demonic attacks. These books stand on Biblical principal to guide and direct you on how to take back your life. All of these are available on Amazon. If you feel you are under spiritual attack, these are must reads. You will also find books written by others who have experienced these types of attacks and overcome them by using spiritual warfare and the written word.



 

The Bible is explicit: We live in a world of distinct opponents; our very lives are a battle. Yet too many Christians lose more battles than they win and endure their walk with God rather than enjoy it because they don’t recognize the enemy when they see it. More importantly, they have no idea how to respond. While society tells us we can react simply, the truth is that a wish, a hope, and a prayer are not the best responses to attacks from those who stand between us and the Father. Christians must be strategic in their reactions to these clearly defined enemies, learning how to fight biblically and effectively rather than just sincerely. In Spiritual Warfare, Dr. Karl Payne – pastor of Leadership Development and Discipleship at Antioch Bible Church and Chaplain for the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks – has written a guidebook for defense that is simple, biblical, and transferable. Through his teaching on how to recognize and resolve attacks from the world, we learn that we are more than conquerors in Christ.

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Some Christians believe strongly in the existence of demons and spiritual warfare. Others downplay or even ignore the idea. With such divergent views, how are Christians supposed to know the truth about demonic forces at work in this world? The Invisible War examines what every believer needs to know about Satan, demons, and spiritual warfare, offering a balanced look at this controversial subject. This provocative book will help Christians understand what the Bible says about these threats and will show them how they can safeguard themselves and their families through prayer. Now repackaged for a new generation, The Invisible War offers a balanced look at what is going on in the spiritual realm and what believers can do to defend themselves.

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Everyone’s Guide to Demons and Spiritual Warfare is a basic training manual for anyone who wants to understand spiritual warfare principles and know how to stand against satanic attacks. By incorporating demon-defying principles in our daily spiritual lives, we can learn to put the enemy to flight and move from bondage into freedom. The author also identifies several specific demonic spirits that attack God’s people, and provides strategies for overcoming evil in our lives.

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The Spiritual Warfare Bible is designed to help you use the Bible to access the power of the Holy Spirit against demonic strongholds and activity. With engaging study materials from Christian leaders and best-selling authors, this Spiritual Warfare Bible is perfect for both individual study and small groups. Features include:

Spiritual Warfare Declarations–More than 250 one-sentence declarations and prayers that affirm your determination to confront Satan with the Holy Spirit’s help Spiritual Warfare Basics–216 tips for effective spiritual warfare
Lessons From God’s Warriors–Character profiles of Old and New Testament people who were equipped and anointed by the Holy Spirit for engaging the enemy in spiritual warfare
Spiritual Warfare Prayers–Scripture-based prayers on topics you can use when facing your spiritual battles
Sharpening Your Sword Interactive Study Elements–Interactive studies for deeper reflection on what the Word of God says about spiritual warfare

Preparing for Spiritual Warfare Articles–Deeper teaching on spiritual warfare and an article for each book of the Bible that covers a specific element of spiritual warfare in that book

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3 Bestselling Spiritual Warfare Books in 1 Powerful Volume

This spiritual warfare battle plan from international prophetic leader Chuck Pierce presents three bestselling books all in one volume. When God Speaks reveals our first line of defense: learning to discern God’s voice and receive his guidance for the spiritual battles we face. Next, Prayers That Outwit the Enemy exposes Satan’s strategies against us. And finally, Protecting Your Home from Spiritual Darkness gives ten easy steps for praying for your home, your family, and your property in order to lock out evil and maintain your victory.

This step-by-step, in-depth handbook will help you know God’s heart, pray more effectively, and overcome the negative influences of darkness for effective spiritual warfare.

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This book contains powerful warfare prayers and decrees taken from Scripture that will break the powers of darkness and release the blessings and favor of God. This prayer tool includes an introduction to spiritual warfare and biblical principles for praying to overcome demonic influence and oppression.

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THE DAY SATAN CALLED is Bill Scott’s account of an excruciating 18-month period in his life. Out of Christian love he and his wife invited a young lady who was demon possessed and the member of an active satanic network into their home. They prayed the sinner’s prayer with her and believed that they could help redeem someone who had witnessed and experienced unimaginable rituals and abuses.

What happened instead were death threats and the loss of their home as a sanctuary. Voices. Threats. Objects falling and moving. Strange visitors and callers. A loving church falling into turmoil. And yes the voice of Satan. Every day was filled with the dread of nightfall. Once you’ve invited someone filled with demons that aren’t leaving her into your home what do you next? Where do you send her? How do you protect yourself and your family? What do you do after she’s finally gone but the demons haven’t left?

This is the account of a terrifying and incredible phenomenon. But ultimately, it is a testament to the power of God’s love, even over evil spirits.

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An unforgettable journey into the spirit world of good and evil.

In this fact-filled book, you will come face to face with the two most opposing forces operating in our world: Angels and Demons. These are not figments of our imagination, but are alive and real at this very moment.

You will discover:

• Seven specific facts you need to know about angelic beings.
• The form and function of seraphim and cherubim.
• The work of zoa—“living creatures.”
• The mission of angels today.
• Biblical evidence that angels fathered the giants of the Old Testament.
• The seven devious methods used by demons to gain entrance into the life
of a person.
• Twelve demonic “strong man” spoken of in the Bible—and how to
overcome them!
• The role of angels and demons in God’s end time agenda.

The battle between right and wrong, moral and immoral, virtuous and vile is as old as recorded history. God placed the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil in the Garden of Eden—and directed man not to eat of it, adding that death would occur if man ate of that tree. Today, the conflict still rages.

In this book, the author describes his personal encounters with demons. He says, “As a minister of the Gospel, I have to battle the forces of Satan continually. They rear their ugly heads in our crusades and attempt to destroy what God is doing in hearts and lives around the world. Yet, I can tell you from first-hand experience that the Almighty has sent His angels to protect and minister to me—more times than I can count.”

God will send His special angels to you!

Says Benny Hinn, “I am excited that you have chosen to read this book. It is the result of more than thirty years of study on this topic and has been life-changing for me. I believe you will be transformed too. The Holy Bible is the only book ever written that gives us an insight into the heavenlies and allows us to peek into what lies beyond. There are literally hundreds of scriptures revealing all we need to know about this unseen world. We often miss the truth because we become bogged down in so many details, yet what is spoken of is tangible and real. I pray that as we delve into the amazing revelations concerning both angels and demons, your heart, soul, and mind will hear from heaven. God is waiting to unlock His treasure-trove of knowledge just for you.”

ANGELS AND DEMONS will give you an understanding of what is taking place in the spirit world and help you discover who you are in Christ and the authority you have.

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The book, ‘How To Break The Yoke Of Life: Finding Your Way To Freedom, Wealth and Fulfillments’ helps you to disconnect yourself from evil covenants, curses, witchcraft, spells and witch spells. It enables you to break curses and come out of destructive habits, evil associations you’ve entered into knowingly and unknowingly in the past, deliver you from oppressions, problems and burdens that have destructively crept into your life from time immemorial ‘satanically’ put in place to keep you in bondage, and deny you of God’s blessings, fulfilment and untimely truncate your destiny.

Its revelation cut across your foundational beliefs, values, religion and more, leading to your freedom, wealth and total wellness, and offer of great assist to warfare prayers.

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December, 2002. Unhappy with life and driven by the search for lasting peace and contentment, a young man walks through the religion section of a local bookstore, looking for answers. One book stands out among all others: an author who claims his written messages to the spirit world are answered by an invisible entity that takes control of his mind and body; an entity that calls itself “God”.

Reading the entire book in one night, the young man is captivated by every word. Only one question remains: How can he know the truth? Taking a pen and paper the man writes his own letter and is amazed when “God” responds. For the next three nights the man encounters the supernatural, with vivid trance-like experiences and intense spiritual manifestations that tear the veil between this world and the next.

When he confides in the only person he trusts with the story, the friend challenges the young man about “God’s” real identity and declares that the visitor is not the benevolent companion he thinks. That night, the man confronts the spirit and becomes the victim of a terrifying waking-nightmare, where his life is endangered and he comes face to face with the violent personification of darkness and evil.

Four Nights with the Devil isn’t fiction. Peter Hockley’s dramatic story really happened. This is his gripping account of demon possession and the powerful deliverance that followed. An ordinary, non-religious man who found himself between God and the Devil and his incredible journey from darkness to light.

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Readers, have you experienced a demonic attack or have a story to share? Feel free to leave a comment below.

Non-Fiction Memoir Feature & Interview: I Will Never Forget: A Daughter’s Story of Her Mother’s Arduous and Humorous Journey through Dementia by Elaine Pereira @ElaineColette


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Non-Fiction Memoir


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It is painfully difficult to watch loved ones decline as dementia ravages their mind, destroying memories, rational thinking, and judgment. In her touching memoir, I Will Never Forget, Elaine Pereira shares the heartbreaking and humorous story of her mother’s incredible journey through dementia.

Pereira begins with entertaining glimpses into her own childhood and feisty teenage years, demonstrating her mother’s strength of character. Years later, as Betty Ward started to exhibit bizarre behaviors and paranoia, Pereira was mystified by her mom’s amazing ability to mask the truth. Not until a revealing incident over an innocuous drapery rod did Pereira recognize the extent of her mother’s Alzheimer’s. As their roles shifted and a new paradigm emerged, Pereira transformed into a caregiver, blindly navigating dementia’s unpredictable haze. But before Betty’s passing, she orchestrated a stunning rally to control her own destiny via a masterful, Houdini-like escape.

I Will Never Forget is a powerful heartwarming story that helps others know that they are not alone in their journey.

“Poignant, shocking, and honest … far more than just words on paper. If you or someone you know is living through the hell of dementia, you need this book!”
–Ionia Martin, developer of Readful Things Reviews and Alzheimer’s caregiver

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Excerpt:

Mom got lost in the halls she had walked repeatedly for over ten years. And these were the stories I knew about. I literally could not fathom the numerous other parallel situations reflective of her decline.

I envisioned the early stages of Mom’s dementia as a cunning, smoldering fire, its smoke whirling up and down, in and out, around and through her brain. Occasionally it would choke her orientation to time, sometimes cloud her vision or pretzel-twist her gray matter. It always lay in wait, concealed in the crevices of her short-term memory centers, fogging judgment, reasoning, and logic.

For a while, it would remain dormant, having already ravaged parts of her mind permanently until, like wildfires, something sparked it to flare up, engulfing and consuming its insatiable appetite for brain cells. Mom would never get better. All I could do was be there for every step of her journey through hell and pray that was enough. She deserved better; everyone did. She deserved to go out with her boots on, not have her mind chipped and chiseled away piece by piece!


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About the Author:

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A native of Kalamazoo, Elaine Pereira and her husband Joseph live in South Eastern MI with their four furkids.  Together they have five adult children and five young grandchildren.

Pereira earned both her Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and Masters from Wayne State University.  Most of her professional career as an OT was servicing special needs children in the schools.  In addition to actually living the incredible journey with her mother through Alzheimer’s, Pereira holds certificates as a Certified Dementia Practitioner and Caregiver.

Today Pereira works extensively to advance Alzheimer’s awareness through her Award Winning/Best Selling memoir I Will Never Forget, professional and community presentations.  She is a frequent contributor to the Alzheimer’s Reading Room, Family Affairs and many other sites on request.

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Interview:

Thanks for doing an interview! Could you tell our readers a little bit about your writing journey?

I’ve heard from other authors that memoirs practically write themselves and I agree. They are often very cathartic works, embodying intense emotions and raw experiences.  My mother’s was a story that needed to be told!  She was a vibrant, articulate accomplished lady until dementia took hold leaving a compromised, confused and agitated woman in its wake.  In tribute to her and others with Alzheimer’s, I chose to put in black and white the colorful stories of her life.

How many books do you currently have published?   One

Are you currently working on a book? No

Will this be your next release?

I Will Never Forget was my debut memoir.  This was the book that needed to be written and currently there are no plans for another.

What do you enjoy most about writing?

In this case, highlighting my mother’s amazing life.

What lessons have you learned since becoming a writer? Do you have any tips for new writers?

Write a quality product!  Grammar and punctuation matter!  Have it proof read a few times for errors.  Attention to detail matters.  Don’t publish a piece of junk just because it’s easy.

Actually writing the book wasn’t nearly the challenge that marketing was and continues to be.  My advise to writers is to think through what your short and long term goals are for your book.

Are you looking to make a profit or just get a story out?  It’s not a judgment call but it makes a difference as you proceed.

What are some of your favorite books to read?

I like to read, more like escape, into mysteries with complicated plot twists.

What about television shows? Movies?

The Shawshank Redemption was my favorite movie for years.  Since then, other greats are the newest Star Wars The Force Awakens, The Finest Hours.  In general I gravitate to based-on-real-life stories although I realize my list doesn’t reflect that.

I am a tv junkie:  NCIS, The Good Wife, Madam Secretary, Blindspot.

Is there a book that you have read that you feel has made a big impact on your life? Why?

Actually Still Alice, not because of the story itself, although it’s great, but because it’s fiction.  As I lived my mother’s bizarre journey through dementia including her Houdini-esque escape, I realized “fact is stranger than fiction.”  Her story was so incredible it could NEVER be a work of fiction.  Thus I was inspired to write I Will Never Forget.

Can readers find you at any live events, such as book signings or conventions?

Primarily I am live at FREE presentations across the country on Alzheimer’s/dementia and highlights from my mother’s story I Will Never Forget.  My web site is updated as to the details of locations, times etc.

If you had to sum up your life as a writer in ten words, what would you say?

Dedicated.  Passionate.  Transparent.  Articulate and a little sarcastic.

Do you have anything else you’d like to share with readers?

Tragically Alzheimer’s affects all of us.  As I donate from each book sold to help support Alzheimer’s research, I appreciate every purchase.  “Help Me Help Others. Buy a Book!”


 

Featured Memoir: Memories Of Mamaw: Losing A Loved One To Dementia by Bob Kern @WeWereSoldiers2


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The Deadly Claws of Dementia Strike Every Family!
Everybody Knows Someone Who Has Lost a Loved One to this Unforgiving Disease.

This is the first hand experiences of the author as he recalls the effects of this deadly disease after spending every day for nearly three years visiting his beloved grandmother as she was overtaken by the demon known as dementia.

˃˃˃ Travel Down Memory Lane as the Author recalls Heartwarming Memories

Feel the love the author felt growing up with his amazing grandmother a central part of his life .

˃˃˃ Share in the Anguish When the Battle with Dementia Finally Ends

A terrible loss suffered by so many people who have been impacted by this disease. A disease that’s harder on the family than the victim because they are forced to helplessly watch as it steals a persons memories, and then their very being, before claiming their life.

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I couldn’t quite understand what she was so worked up about, and was really worried something was wrong with her leg. I got to her bedside and asked her if she was all right. She proceeded to tell me how she was sound asleep when this woman had come into her room and turned the lights on and woken her up. She continued, telling me how it wasn’t right and that they shouldn’t be waking people up in the middle of the night. Wow, she was really fired up about this! I calmly explained that they needed to take her temperature and her blood pressure to make sure she was doing all right. She didn’t understand why this was so important, and wanted to know why they couldn’t let her sleep and do it in the morning. She was really mad.
Then she wanted to know where her panties were.
I have to admit that this caught me off guard. Our conversation had just taken a major turn into unchartered waters. This was something I had never, ever expected to be discussing with my grandmother. Or anyone, for that matter.
“What do you mean, where are your panties?”
“I woke up and I didn’t have any panties on. Somebody took my panties!”
Then I understood. “Mamaw, you hurt your leg at my house. Do you remember doing that?”
“Well, yes, I think I do remember doing that. Is that why this big old thing is on my leg?”
“Yes, they had to put you in a cast. We’re still in the hospital. They had you undress when we got here so you could change into a hospital gown before they X-rayed your leg. Do you remember that?”
“No, not really. Well, why did they make me take off my panties?”
“It’s their policy. It’s going to be all right, Mamaw.”
“OK, Bobby. I’m sorry. I was just confused. So why do I have this big, heavy thing on my leg?”
“You broke your leg, Mamaw. Do you remember stepping off the edge of my living room and hurting it last night?”
“Yes, I remember.” And with an embarrassed smile, she said, “I don’t know what’s the matter with me.”
“It’s OK, Mamaw. I’m right here with you and I’ll be here all night.”
“OK, sweetie, thank you.”
“All right, Mamaw, let’s let the nurse check you out so we can turn the lights back off and you can go back to sleep. Is that OK with you?”
“Sure, honey, that’s fine.”
The nurse went back to checking all of Mamaw’s vital signs and gave her another dose of pain medicine. I kept talking to Mamaw about little things to distract her while she was going through all of this. I asked if she was cold, and was she thirsty? Could I get her another blanket? Anything to keep her focused on me and not the nurse. I didn’t want her attention to wander back to the poor nurse.


About the Author:

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Bob is an award winning author for his We Were Soldiers Too Series. His first book in the series was about his time in the military and was a finalist for Nonfiction Autobiography Book of the Year in 2015 with the Independent Authors Network.

Book Two is on serving in Germany during the Cold War. It has won awards in numerous contests in the nonfiction category. The book received a Bronze Medal from the Nonfiction Authors Association. It was a Finalist for eBook of the Year with Next Generation Indie Book Awards, Finalist for Military History Book of the Year with National Indie Excellence Awards, Finalist for Nonfiction History with Independent Authors Network. Most recently, it won third place and the Bronze Medal from the prestigious Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards in the Nonfiction- Military category and Honorable Mention in Nonfiction- History with one of the largest book contests, the Reader’s Favorite Book Awards. It was also awarded a 5-star review for Readers Favorite Books.

Book three on serving in Korea during the Cold War was released on July 6, 2016. He is currently working on the fourth and fifth book in the series for release at the end of 2016.

Due to the overwhelming support and response from other Cold War Veterans, his first book has been turned into a Cold War documentary series telling the history of the Cold War from the perspective of the veterans who served during this critical time in history. There are plans for twelve books in the series.

Memories of Mamaw; Losing a Loved One to Dementia was released in October 2016. The book offers an up-close and personal perspective of dementia as it claimed the life of his grandmother over her final three years. Filled with warm memories growing up with his grandmother and the grief he suffered losing her.

Bob is the father of five children – Natalie, Bambie, Amber, Bob, and Rob. He resides in Bedford, Indiana with his wife Marsha and his three granddaughters; Sage, Jade, and Harmonie.

Bob enjoys connecting with US veterans and sharing their stories with others.

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