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I have written my mothers survival story, She was a refugee from Asia Minor (modern day Ismyrn Turky) m. My mom was a Christian proceuted by Moslem extremists. She fled Turky in 1922 but her father was not so lucky, He was beheaded in Ismyrn, This book Is a story of the milestones to a survival with dignity, tenacity, hard work and a nutty Sence of humour, Oh yes, it is also the story of a mother / daughter relationship that was not always so amicable, I was the daughter that did not see eye to eye with her but was always eager to listen to her stories on which this book is based, Besides the book above I have also written and illustrated many children's books that are funny and have a little message for the kids, The reason I never published up to now is because that was going to be my retirement project. Unfortunately , cancer arrived before retirement so I would love to get my books out there before I go to meet my Maker! My present financial situation does not allow me to undertake the cost of hiring an editor and a translator ( most of my books are written in Greek, I became an American Citizen in 1972), If anyone out there in cyber space can help I would greatly appreciate it, Thank You for reading my story and God Bless and keep you in good health! Sincerely, T.A.M


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