Mama May I

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Reaching Beyond Incorporated, 2006 - Family & Relationships - 248 pages
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This book reveals a level of honesty infrequently seen in authorized biographies and memoirs. Dr. Johnson is able to bring to life the effects of substance abuse on the user and the entire family system. She is able to acknowledge her co-dependent behavior and its effects on her children. Although hopeful that the family will be able to overcome its past now that Mr. Johnson in clean and sober, she soon realizes that every action has a consequence. Can a man take fire into his bosom and not be burned? After a family secret and conspiracy is revealed, the reader along with Dr. Johnson is forced to reevaluate everything they have previously known about the family. As the plot progresses, the layers of the conspiracy are subtly exposed revealing a depth of sin and deceit reminiscent of Nathaniel Hawthorne''s "The Scarlet Letter." Will the family be able to weather this storm?

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About the author (2006)

Charlotte Russell Johnson is a writer, motivational speaker, and Christian evangelist. Mrs. Johnson gained national fame following the release of her first novel A Journey to Hell and Back. In the past four years, Ms. Johnson has penned three additional books. She has had an active prison ministry for more than fifteen years. Her work has encompassed helping inmates, victims of AIDS, teenage mothers, welfare recipients, and substance abusers. She was instrumental in establishing Teens Empowerment Awareness with ReSolutions, Inc. (TEARS) based in Phenix City, AL. Ms. Johnson has a B.S. in Health Science with a minor in Criminal Justice from Columbus State University where she graduated Phi Kappa Phi and magna cum laude. She received her MS from Troy State University in Community Psychology in Counseling. She has also attended the doctoral programs of Southern Christian University and Beacon University. However, she states that her GED remains her proudest degree.

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