"The harsh reality to living life is that there will be painful moments; some may last for minutes, and some pain may last longer. While enduring pain along with other emotions, you have to make a conscious decision to be strengthened and press forward."
These words rang through the infant stages of this book; however, you will never understand the vigor behind this quote until you have read every word from the front to the back cover.
Within these pages, you will come to know the heart, passion, and smile of Valecia Carter. When you have the opportunity to meet Valecia personally, she will greet you with an infectious smile. Her smile is not counterfeit or forced, but is a testament to her triumphant victory over the troubles she has witnessed and overcome throughout her life.