Collections by Michelle Brown WSG Author Lawayne Orlando Childrey


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Originally from Birmingham, AL, Lawayne Orlando Childrey has also lived in Mississippi and now calls Nashville, TN home. Every day, millions of people lose sight of their dreams when life's curveballs knock them off their feet and out of the game Childrey endured some of the most horrific trauma imaginable, including childhood sexual abuse, depression, violent and tragic deaths, a crack cocaine addiction, and an HIV diagnosis but beat the odds returning to college at the age of 40 and becoming a respected news journalist. He won the national Edward R. Murrow award given by the Radio Television Digital News Association honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. .Author Lawayne Childrey's book “Peeling Back The Layers: A Story of Trauma, Grace and Triumph” was selected as one of the top six autobiographies of 2015 by the Colorado Independent Publishers Association. It has also received critical acclaim from Hollywood to South Africa. A movie script is currently being developed. He is not only a survivor and acclaimed author but he is also a journalist, motivational speaker, and HIV/AIDS activist. You'll want to add “Peeling Back The Layers: A Story of Trauma, Grace and Triumph” to your summer reading list!!!

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