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New book tells about one woman’s spiritual and emotional journey while battling sickle cell disease.

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For 39 years, Sydatu Holder endured the severely painful sickle cell disease. When she was 11, she was inspired by God to write about her experiences living to die with SCD. She died in 2014 but her spiritual journey was preserved through the pages of “THE MORPHER” (published by Xlibris).

In this moving memoir, Holder told of her physical, emotional, and mentally painful experiences, living to die with sickle cell anemia disease. It is a revealing account where she revealed a story of courage, long-suffering and triumph through the love and grace of Jesus Christ, the source of her strength. A mild-mannered, soft-spoken, no-nonsense and determined woman, Holder was dedicated her life to her family and her creative pursuits. She was an outstanding woman of many talents, including painting, drawing, poetry and other creative endeavors. Truly a spiritual soul, she often said, “I know I will die young, therefore I have to pack in as much living as I can in the time I have left.”

This book is also an account of how she came to call her beloved disease the ‘Morpher’ or ‘Morph’ for short. This disease had caused such a metamorphosis in her body, mind and entire overall state.

A testament of her faith and trust in Jesus Christ, the main factor that grounded her and made her triumphant through this whole losing battle, “THE MORPHER” reaffirms her tireless belief in God’s love that exchanges suffering (ashes) for beauty and God’s good plan and purpose for everyone that suffers. She said, “With God, nothing happens by chance or accident.”

By Sydatu Holder
Hardcover | 6x9in | 106 pages | ISBN 9781514401835
Softcover | 6x9in | 106 pages | ISBN 9781514401842
E-Book | 106 pages | ISBN 9781514401859
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Sydatu Holder was born in Monrovia, Liberia, on October 21, 1974. She was diagnosed with chronic sickle cell anemia disease shortly after her birth. In 1980, she relocated from Liberia to the United States with her mother, where she resided until her death on May 31, 2014. She obtained her BBA degree in management from Howard University in Washington, DC, USA, in 1999.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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