My Short Story

Chareen became a household name in South Africa when she appeared in the ground-breaking ad for the physically disabled. This event launched a public speaking career in which she inspired thousands of people, with her theme of “How small people climb big mountains.”
Her book is an inspiration to people of all shapes & sizes, and it will keep you glued with a taste of South African humour.

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Hi, I’m Colleen, let me tell you a few facts about Funkey Purple and myself:

• I started Funkey Purple in 2007.
• Prior to this I managed the marketing of various companies.
• Completed B.Comm. Communications - focusing on Marketing Management, Business Management and Advertising.
• Completed B. Comm. Honours in Strategic Management.
• Furthered skills with studies in Graphic Design, focusing on Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Quark and Freehand.
• Did further courses in Web Design, focusing on Flash and Dreamweaver.

The books that I'm currently selling on Smashwords are books that I've typeset for some of my customers.

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My Short Story by Chareen Grobler
The inspiring story of a woman who faced many challenges, not least of which her physical disability. Born with a crippling disease that caused her already tiny body to start bending and twisting at a very early age, Chareen has endured much pain and physical difficulty throughout her life. My Short Story is her autobiography, where she describes how she triumphed over her difficulties.

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Twiggy More reviewed on on Nov. 26, 2010
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I love the book - the author is fantastic!
It's also another way of looking at the trials and changes South Africa has gone through.

Great work!
(reviewed the day of purchase)
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