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By Joan Koonce

within the phrases of Forrest Gump, 'Life is sort of a field of sweets. You by no means comprehend what you'll get.' Joan Koonce's field had extra kinds than such a lot. Integrity in a field of goodies is a set of news that painting the tragic lifestyles stories confronted via a black lady starting to be up in rural North Carolina. It uncovers deep, lifelong scars left by means of poverty, sexual molestation, discrimination, incest, alcohol and drug dependancy, and sexual, emotional, and actual abuse. regardless of those hindrances, Joan attended collage and acquired her bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. levels. operating her approach via her field, chocolate by way of chocolate, gave Joan the grit and should to outlive, even within the face of maximum adversity. via her existence and the lifetime of her son, Joan Koonce realized that regardless of the hardships, a field of goodies can nonetheless be candy. Joan's tale is one in every of desire, choice, and religion and is an suggestion to all who learn it. adventure with Joan the only precise option to hold Integrity in a field of sweets. writer Joan Koonce is an affiliate professor and fiscal making plans expert on the collage of Georgia, the place she teaches others via seminars, trainings, and released study and academic fabrics. She is a member of Cornerstone Church of God, the place she actively participates within the women' ministry, angel foodstuff ministry, and redemption carry ministry. She presently lives in Athens, Georgia, and often visits and offers ethical help to her merely baby, Carlus Koonce, a son who's serving a existence sentence in prison.

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