Willow Weep for Me: A Black Woman's Journey Through Depression

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One World, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
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This moving memoir of an African-American woman's lifelong fight to identify and overcome depression offers an inspirational story of healing and emergence. Wrapped within Danquah's engaging account of this universal affliction is rare and insightful testimony about what it means to be black, female, and battling depression in a society that often idealizes black women as strong, nurturing caregivers. A startlingly honest, elegantly rendered depiction of depression, Willow Weep for Me calls out to all women who suffer in silence with a life-affirming message of recovery. Meri Danquah rises from the pages, a true survivor, departing a world of darkness and reclaiming her life.

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Willow weep for me: a black woman's journey through depression, a memoir

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In this brutally painful memoir, Danquah, a young single mother, reveals how her illness began, how it progressed to the point where she couldn't function, and how she finally got the support she needed to help combat it. Read full review

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