Author Violet Simpson’s new book “Standing Strong” is a candid autobiography sharing the most challenging events of her life, both in the US and in her native Jamaica

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Recent release “Standing Strong” from Page Publishing author Violet Simpson is an deeply personal memoir reflecting upon the formidable obstacles that have marked her life journey, from her early years marked by abuse and mental illness to a clandestine stay in America and a protracted legal battle with an aggressively hostile neighbor in Jamaica.

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Violet Simpson, a seventy-four-year-old native of Jamaica who finds strength in her positivity and faith, has published her new book “Standing Strong”: a poignant true story of perseverance in the face of daunting personal trials.

The author shares, “Starting out in life, I never enjoyed my teenage years because I was suffering from a mental sickness, got married, and had three children. We were very poor but happy. I came to America, looking for a better life for the children, and all hell broke loose. My ex-husband started living a life I never thought of. I came to America illegally and had to run from immigration.

"It was heartrending what I went through after getting my legal papers, receiving my permanent resident card, and finally getting the children into the United States. I was homeless with three children. I was abused physically, mentally, and emotionally. I had to run away. It was the most terrifying time of my life on the road, and I had nowhere to go. As a parent, you try to stir your child in the right direction. Unfortunately, one of my son turned to the wrong path, and there was endless troubles. I couldn’t be there for them because I had to work two jobs.

"I started to save what I could to buy a house in the United States, and way after, I built my house in Jamaica so I could migrate when it was cold in America. I later got married with another man, but that went downhill. I got sick with my right foot, and it was difficult to walk. My huge mansion in Jamaica was finally finished, and I started to enjoy the warm visits from my lovely family.

"Then misery hit. All of a sudden, a neighbor I used to be more than a mother to became envious of me and decided to block the road that I had dug out ten years prior with his building. That was the only way to my house. I decided to take the case to court and ended up with a lawyer that was a crook and didn’t do anything for the case. The lawyer was presented with all the information needed to win the case.

"Six years later, I was still dealing with skeptical lawyers. Other lawyers were dumbfounded as to why the judge ruled in his favor to own the road. I have a new lawyer working on the case now, and I’ve received my registered title to say I own the road. Today, the trial has not ended, but trials are there to make us strong. There is nothing that I’ve been in where my Lord and Savior have never gotten me out of. Just trust in God. He will make a way. May God bless you all!”

Published by Page Publishing, Violet Simpson’s deeply personal book is a stirring reflection on the dauting challenges that have shaped her life.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Standing Strong” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

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