Tired of Being Po

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iUniverse, Jan 25, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 100 pages
Tired of Being Po is author Tangie Bells story about her escape from poverty and a world where sexual favors and crime held the only promise of a next meal for herself and her children. A high school drop out, Tangie took to the streets and left Shreveport, Louisiana at the age of 18, setting out to find emotional and financial fulfillment. Soon she fell into the dangerous trap of using her body as a undercover prostitute to seduce men to acquire lifes necessities.

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I met Tangie a few months ago and we conversated a while and days after as if we've known each other most of our life. We always end up chatting saying girl lets get off this phone we can talk forever...with this being said I figure out she is such a blessing to me as i told her.I purchased the book and then it gave me a option to read well i couldn't wait so I read it and it has blessed me to the fullest I am not alone and I hope her book moves through many poverty households because its nothing but the truth I felt we were neighbors running together...I will take the gun & bullet from my head and strive to break family poverty curse...I rate this book Five Stars***** God Bless you&family. Sincerely,Shi  

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The Miseducation about poverty in America
From the Author
Finally Waking
Motivate yourself
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After years on the streets, now with three children in tow by three different men, Bell found herself living at a residential development center for homeless families with children that require residents to work full time and continue their education. One night Tangie woke up from a deep, dripping with sweat sleep crying, shaking, and feeling used and abused. She ran outside to commit suicide with hopes to escape the years of poverty she has known all her life. Tired Of Being Po is a raw, juicy, tell the truth story of one womans struggle to break free of poverty.

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