Never let anyone suffer the things you suffered; if you can help them improve the situation.
Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) December 12, 2012
In his new nonfiction that’s part self-help guide, part memoir, “To Live and to Tell: Child Soldier Survival: Redemption of a Liberian Child Soldier” (published by iUniverse), author Francis Duworko recounts a life of challenges and triumphs and discusses the process of taking action toward reaching one’s goals.
Duworko is hopeful that, by sharing his story, he will inspire others to reach for their dreams. The hardships he overcame to become a successful family man and member of society are intense and difficult, and he writes with candid detail about the process of fighting in Liberia as a child soldier.
An excerpt from “To Live and to Tell”:
“Never let anyone suffer the things you suffered; if you can help them improve the situation. Don’t live in yesterday’s pains, frustrations, hurts and stress. Yesterday is gone. Don’t sit either to wait for tomorrow because tomorrow may never come. That leaves us with today, today is a gift that’s why it’s called PRESENT. We have only today to work with, if we want a better tomorrow, we need to start working on it today.”
“To Live and to Tell”
By Francis Duworko
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 136 pages | ISBN 9781475957907 |
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 136 pages | ISBN 9781475957891 |
E-Book | 136 pages | ISBN 9781475957914 |
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Francis Duworko a native of Monrovia, Liberia, was abducted at age 11 and forced to become a child soldier. He fought for the Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy, a rebel group in Liberia, before escaping to neighboring Guinea. He became a leader in the Kountaya refugee camp, helping to identify victims of war. Duworko immigrated to Canada in 2005 and has founded three organizations to help children of war. He lives in Calgary, Canada, with his wife and two daughters.
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