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Breaking The Chain

Author : Jacobsen
ISBN : 9781420824490
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Breaking the Chain is a book of over one-hundred poems that I wrote in three phases of my life. I
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Breaking The Chain

Author : Allyson Reedy
ISBN : 9780983839569
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In 2009 Allyson Reedy broke the chain. She stopped eating meals, snacks and goodies from the chain restaurants that line America’s streets and dominate our stomachs. Her food memoir, Breaking the Chain: How I Banned Chain Restaurants From My Diet And Went From Full To Fulfilled, chronicles her year-long experience as she sought out local alternatives to the food we’ve come to rely upon. Breaking the Chain is Fast Food Nation (Eric Schlosser) told from Carrie Bradshaw’s point of view (if she loved manicotti as much as Manolos). It’s about passing up ritual office breakfasts of bagels and donuts. It means having awkward conversations and waiting longer for food. It involves breaking social customs and inconveniencing friends. It necessitates supporting your neighbors and local community. It also means discovering new favorite foods, saving money and (for Allyson) losing weight. Breaking the Chain began with Allyson wanting to eat better tasting, more adventurous food. After watching friends, family and strangers eat unsatisfactory meal after meal at chain restaurants and get fatter as a result, she wondered how we could break this chain of mediocrity, obesity and commercialism. By giving up corporate-controlled meals, she figured she could achieve her goal of eating the most delicious possible food and maybe even learn something about her eating habits along the way. The experiment turned into so much more than tasty food. Somehow, eating guilt-free turned into the world’s easiest weight loss method. During the worst economic downturn of our lifetime, it became a means of keeping community restaurants in business – and neighbors employed. It’s possible Allyson reduced her carbon footprint by half a step and increased her life by a few years. She unwittingly became social commentary and got in a battle with The Man. In other words, it got interesting.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Breaking The Chain

Author : Andy McQuade
ISBN : 9781843177074
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Beaten, battered and subjected to terrifying psychological cruelty at the hands of his sadistic, alcoholic father, by the age of twelve Andy McQuade realized that he and his family had suffered enough. Afraid for the lives of himself and his mother and brothers, tortured by painful memories of years of domestic violence, and unable to run away with his family lest they were hunted down and killed, Andy decided there was only one thing he could do to guarantee their safety. So, late one night, the frightened boy took an axe and smashed it into his father's head.Breaking the Chain is a brave, compelling and searingly honest tale of a damaged childhood torn apart by domestic abuse. It is a story of strength, tenacity and hope, of one person's sacrifice for the sake of his family, and of his resilient struggle to come to terms with the horrific secrets of his youth.
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Breaking The Chain

Author : Shirley Anne McMurray
ISBN : 9781462076468
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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To outsiders, Larry Owen Azlin was a drug-addicted criminal who defied societal rules and norms. But to authors Shirley Anne McMurray and Melinda Leigh Alkire, he was the man they called Daddy. In this memoir, these sisters paint a picture of their life with their father and mother a life marked by crime, drugs, police busts, and shootings in the ghettos of Fresno, California. Breaking the Chain provides a glimpse into the life of children with parents who struggle with addiction and the impact the criminal justice system leaves on them. McMurray and Alkire share the details of what life was like with their father before drugs engulfed his mind, body, and soul. It also narrates the grim stories of his drug-addicted machinations, his prison incarceration with the California Department of Corrections, and his failed attempts at reform. Recalling both the heartaches and the joys, Breaking the Chain provides a unique perspective of their unusual upbringing. They provide testimony that there is hope for the future.
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Breaking The Chain

Author : Maggie Makepeace
ISBN : 9781448203536
Genre : Fiction
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When Phoebe married Duncan Moon, she imagined they would get around to loving one another. But she hadn't bargained on the stifling effect on her husband of his alarming family, nor the many ways in which the family would contrive to exclude her from their affluent but hollow lives. It is only when Phoebe reads the hidden diaries of her father-in-law's ex-mistress that she learns the truth about the Moons - and discovers love where she had never thought she'd find it. In this wickedly funny first novel, first published in 1995, Maggie Makepeace paints a devastating portrait of upper middle-class family life. By turns hilarious, painful, tragic and unexpectedly poignant, this is black comedy at it startling best.
Category: Fiction

Breaking The Chain

Author : Willy Voet
ISBN : 9781446466179
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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------------------------------- On 8 July 1998 Festina team soigneur Willy Voet was stopped by the police. In his car were the drugs the team needed if they were to have any chance of playing a competitive part in the 1998 Tour de France. The car was searched, he was immediately arrested and so the story that has been undermining the sport of cycling since the death of Tommy Simpson in 1967, finally broke. Imprisoned for sixteen days, sacked from the Festina team and ostracised from the sport to which he had dedicated his life, Willy Voet at last was able to tell the truth. His sensational story will change cycling forever. Cocaine, amphetamines, EPO, heroin - all these are now considered not optional but necessary, not to win but just to compete in the Tour de France. Details of how these drugs are obtained, mixed together to make cocktails, administered and concealed are all included in this graphic and uninhibited account of how drugs brought cycling to its knees.
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Breaking The Chain

Author : C. K. Pumpie
ISBN : 9781469738147
Genre : Fiction
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Eleven-year-old Manxie just wants to believe in herself. Known as the odd duck of the family, Manxie is hiding a dark secret. She is the victim of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. Manxie somehow survives the abuse by making friends and achieving a place on the honor roll at school. But when someone offers her drugs during the tumultuous teenage years, Manxie succumbs to the temptation, welcoming the temporary relief from her pain. Forced into the working world at age fourteen in order to support her family, Manxie soon learns that the only one she can depend on is herself. But it is when she becomes pregnant that Manxie finally discovers the power of unconditional love. Desperate to break free of the chains of her upbringing, Manxie seeks out a better existence-for not only her son, but also herself. "Breaking the Chain" is the story of one woman's courageous struggle to find confidence, stay focused on the future instead of the past, and never again let anyone take her beautiful spirit away.
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Breaking The Chain Of Disease

Author : Richard F. DeRose
ISBN : 1462082556
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Every twenty minutes, the scientific and medical communities discover yet another disease. If that doesnt get your attention, consider this: every nine seconds, someone is infected with HIV; drug resistant skin infections are spreading uncontrollably; and impending flu pandemics are inevitable. But despite all this, its still possible to change your behavior to live a healthier life. Get the prescription you need to avoid disease and sickness with this guidebook that provides * information on how diseases have affected society in the past and how theyll continue to affect the world; *descriptions of the social microbe factors that surround us in every environment; *changes in the world of sexual behavior and promiscuity and its effects on health; *details on how diseases are transmitted from one human host to another. Most of society remains complacent about existing health risks and overly dependent on government agencies and pharmaceutical companies for education and protection. Be proactive and get the practical tools and knowledge you need to begin Breaking the Chain of Disease.
Category: Health & Fitness

Mother S Whispers Breaking The Chain

Author : Maggie Heston
ISBN : 9781493114047
Genre : Religion
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God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change Courage to change the things I can And the wisdom to know the difference Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; and do Thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host, by the Divine Power of God, cast into hell Satan and all the evil spirits who roam throughout the world seeking the ruin of souls. Ask through Devine intervention of our Lord Jesus Christ, our Lady, the Holy Spirit, all the holy saints and Holy angels to descend upon you/us. Ask St. Michael our protector to take all the evil spirits away from you/us from our families our homes etc... and place them in front of the holy Tabernacle. From there with the aid of St. Michael that God will banish all the evil spirits into the pits of hell. Nevermore for them to roam this Earth. For the ruination of souls. Pray the Rosary Daily. Pray from the Heart Devote one hour on Sunday, go to Holy mass. Every soul that is born God gave a Holy Guardian Angel to watch over and protect us. If you dont ask your Guardian Angel he cannot help you. God does not intervene with our free will. We are free to choose our own Journey. That road is made easier when we have belief in God and his Heavenly choir. If you like the contents of this book dont praise the author Praise God.
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Don T Call Me Mother Breaking The Chain Of Mother Daughter Abandonment

Author : Linda Joy Myers
ISBN : 9781933037561
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A Prize-winning MemoirDont Call Me Mother: Breaking the Chain of Mother-Daughter Abandonment I wanted to tell the secret stories that my great-grandmother Blanche whispered to me on summer nights in a featherbed in Iowa. I was eight and she was eighty Dont Call Me Mother is an inspiring chronicle of perseverance, healing, and the unquenchable power of forgiveness. Acclaimed author and therapist Linda Joy Myerss compelling, compassionate, and often heart-wrenching memoir shares the story of her mothers abandonment of her, part of a generations-long tradition in her family. Myers uncovers the layers of a painful secret she carried with her for years, transporting us on a journey that is both familiar and uncompromising in its honesty a journey into the inner heart of a home shattered by abandonment and undiagnosed manic-depressionand a quest for the fulfillment of a childhood dream for a peaceful and loving family.
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