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Running for My Life Ann González

Running for My Life

Ann González

Published
ISBN : 9781934813003
Hardcover
237 pages
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Running for My Life is the powerful story of Andrea McKane, a fourteen-year-old who struggles to cope with her mothers schizophrenia. She must face the heartbreaking fact that her mother, with whom she once laughed and played, has vanished into herMoreRunning for My Life is the powerful story of Andrea McKane, a fourteen-year-old who struggles to cope with her mothers schizophrenia. She must face the heartbreaking fact that her mother, with whom she once laughed and played, has vanished into her disease, possibly forever. The book accurately portrays the difficulties a teen faces when dealing with the illness, the abuse and absence of a psychotic parent. Running for My Life shows the effects of mental illness on a family, and a teenagers attempts to manage the changes that have shaken her life. With courage, strength, and the loving support of her friends, her father, and her therapist, Andrea finds salvation through running. Running for My Life represents a breakthrough effort in portraying the challenges children deal with when they have to protect themselves from a guardian.