Kenneth Leon Little, Sr.’s New Book “Against All Odds” is a Memoir of a Dysfunctional Childhood in the Segregated South and the Author’s Determination to Overcome It

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Recent release “Against All Odds” from Page Publishing author Kenneth Leon Little, Sr. is an autobiographical reflection on his formative years as the child of an unstable and abusive mother, a distant and unloving father, and persistent psychological trauma amid the endemic racism of the 1950s in rural North Carolina.

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Kenneth Leon Little, Sr., a Vietnam veteran who has earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees and is retired from a white-collar job in the federal government, has completed his book “Against All Odds”: a deeply personal autobiography of resilience, perseverance, and faith.

According to Webster’s Dictionary, resilience is defined as “a person’s ability to recover from misfortune. Ken’s primary purpose for writing this book is to illustrate that resilience dwells inside each of us. It’s a gift from God!
God carried Ken through verbal, physical, and domestic abuse from his parents and racism from society. His parents repeatedly told him that he would never amount to anything. Their negative attitudes, combined with societal racism being his norm, resulted in him having low self-esteem.
Over the years, Ken was overwhelmed with life issues. Issues included the death of his parents, divorce, financial shortfalls, mental and physical health issues from serving in the US Army in Vietnam, and other stressful events. During these troubled times, he eventually learned to let go and let God as he was sinking into deep depression.
For most of Ken’s life, he thought God had forsaken him. After numerous sessions, his counseling psychologist told him to look back over his life and realize his resilience. Through reflection, he realized that after each dreadful misfortune, he grew more resilient. He believes these misfortunes were God’s test to build his fortitude and character. He now understands that God was always present in his life, from childhood to adulthood.
The author shares, “Life lesson: If God blessed me, a hardworking country boy from the rural south, He will do the same for you. Work hard to pursue your dreams and visions. Be persistent, have faith, pray fervent prayers and God will grant favor, blessings, and carry you too.”

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Kenneth Leon Little, Sr.’s book is a stirring memoir of daunting physical and emotional challenges met with strength, determination, and an abiding faith in the grace of God.

Readers who wish to experience this heartbreaking, yet inspiring work can purchase “Against All Odds” 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.

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