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Anne Mahon -- Book Launch

Tuesday May 07 2013 7:00 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park in the Atrium

Launch of The Lucky Ones: African Refugees' Stories of Extraordinary Courage (Great Plains Publications).

Author Anne Mahon presents a collection of personal accounts of heartbreaking loss, extraordinary bravery, and the resilience needed to begin again in a new country. Candidly told in their own words, the subjects reveal the uplifting truth of their unbreakable human spirit. A wide assortment of men and women ranging in age from four to 73 represent a variety of African countries and backgrounds. Their compelling stories span from experiences in their African birth countries to their new home in Manitoba. These inspiring insights challenge assumptions and encourage understanding.

All author proceeds from the sale of this book will go to micro-lending opportunities and post-secondary scholarships for the African community of Manitoba.

Anne Mahonís interest in telling the stories of African refugees grew out of her dedicated commitment to Canadaís newcomers. She has been involved in a variety of community organizations and was nominated for the Lieutenant Governorís Make a Difference Community Award for her volunteer service. She lives in Winnipeg with her husband and three children. This is her first book.

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The Lucky Ones

- by Anne Mahon

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In The Lucky Ones: African Refugees' Stories of Extraordinary Courage, Anne Mahon presents a collection of personal accounts of heartbreaking loss, extraordinary bravery, and the resilience needed to begin again in a new country. Candidly told in their own words, the subjects reveal the uplifting truth of their unbreakable human spirit. A wide assortment of men and women ranging in age from four to 73 represent a variety of African countries and backgrounds. Their compelling stories span from experiences in their African birth countries to their new home in Manitoba. These inspiring insights challenge assumptions and encourage understanding.  All author proceeds from the sale of this book will go to micro-lending opportunities and post-secondary scholarships for the African community of Manitoba.