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Stories that Empower

Mar 15, 2021

When Veronica was 8, she and her 3 siblings were abducted by their American father from her homeland of the Philippines. As an older sibling, she played the role of caretaker to her younger siblings. After 4 years, Veronica's mother was able to find her children and move them out. Even though her mom struggled to raise 4 children on her own, she taught Veronica to be a warrior, express kindness and never lose hope. She shares these powerful nuggets of life wisdom:
- you are valuable
- you are strong
- don't let go of your belief system
- never give up
- you can fix anything with kindness
- think well of yourself
- you can't give your power away
- be kind
- take care of your health
- don't be swayed by those around you
- be of service to others

Book cover of Have You Seen These Children?: A Memoir by Veronica Slaughter

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