An inspirational memoir that takes the reader on an emotionally charged spiritual journey that begins with a single act of family violence and tragedy that forever changed a young African American boy's life. Resulting in the incarceration of a parent, the event left him in trauma and scarred him both physically and emotionally. Set against a backdrop of both the rural South, and the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia Scott shares the tragedy that rocked his family to the core, and his subsequent journey to overcome the betrayal. Readers can follow along as he travels all over the country and across continents, searching for answers, working to overcome the tragedy and its resultant trauma. From a tragic childhood to the halls of a historically black university HBCU to military life, this autobiography entails what it took for Scott to deal with the damage and pain from the evil that lurked within his own family. A true lesson of forgiveness, hard work and perseverance, love and faith in God, patriotism and military service. James J. Scott - the boy he was, and the man he became—and the incredible, triumphant life he achieved that stands as proof of the human spirit.
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