Fear No More
At only seventeen, CeeCee is out on the streets. For her, it is all about finding a place to sleep and something to eat. Yet, just when staying alive can’t get any harder, she meets someone worse off than herself. The last thing she needs is to help someone who is suicidal, but even though she wants to, she can’t just walk away – or can she?
I wrote the Ghost No More Series because I know what it feels like not to have hope. I want to connect, validate and encourage people who’ve overcome or are trying to overcome abuse in their life.
My favorite part was the end where she put quotes from others.
The latest installment recounts CeeCee’s time from living on the streets and her harrowing recovery from sexual assault. Her vulnerable, gripping confessions buried deep inside of me. Her strength is so inspiring, and her message of hope and self-worth — regardless of topic — always forces me to examine my own life and how I view myself.
But man, my sense of justice raged to life after reading this portion of her life story. Rape culture is a gross, manipulative lie that dehumanizes and further defiles those in desperate need of compassion and protection.
Bless you CeeCee for coming forward so others can feel empowered and safe to do so as well and, hopefully, find the healing they need. You are truly remarkable.