Just a Canadian Girl

Rated 5.00/5 based on 1 reviews
This is a story about a small-town girl who, tired of her own town and in the midst of soul-searching, decided to take a chance, fly across the country on her own, and experience Canada Day in Ottawa, Ontario.

This short story can also be found in my recent poetry book, "Wildflowers Scattered, Estranged: Memoirs of a Small Town Girl."
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Words: 4,140
Language: Canadian English
ISBN: 9781476106632
About Lavinia Thompson

I am a hippie who is just discovering what life really is. My heart is entrenched in novel writing. I am pursuing a dream of being a full-time novelist. It’s the beginning of a journey that I have always dreamed of. I have risen from a dark childhood of domestic violence. I faced that monster in my closet and am now writing about it. I watched my mother be tortured for almost ten years. I stood before the remnants of the house her ex burned down in a drunken rage. I lived with the aftermaths and the damage it did in the years that followed. Now, I am chasing dreams and living my life to the fullest. Through my writing I want to be an advocate against domestic violence and child abuse, to speak out and be a voice.

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Review by: B.J. Price on July 01, 2012 : (no rating)
I gave you 5 stars before reading because it was wonderful of you to give us this gift in time for Canada Day. The 5 stars still stand!
You wrote a wonderful story of your trip. I enjoyed it right along with you.
Thank you again and Happy Canada Day.
(review of free book)

Review by: B.J. Price on June 30, 2012 :
I'll shall read this tonight for Canada Day! Thank you.
(review of free book)

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