Too Fat To Be A Stripper

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“You’re too fat to be a stripper…” After skimming through the 3,000 comments people have left on the Buzzfeed video of my story so far, this comment and the 5 others like it are the ones that got stuck in my head.  (I know, I know, don’t read the comments!) Not the ones from young girls who were planning to …

Sneak Peak: Scars & Stilettos First Pages

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Hi Friends, Today I  was reminded of exactly why I wrote Scars and Stilettos.  A woman called me in tears after hearing from her granddaughter who had been on the streets. “Grandma, I read that book you sent me from cover to cover and I left.  I finally left. Now I just have one question,” she continued, “What do I …

MY STORY: THE PARTS FORMERLY UNTOLD

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On Friday, I had the opportunity to share my story at Saddleback, including parts of my story I don’t usually share. It was a very special night for me because I used to drive in 74 miles of LA traffic with my 10-month old daughter in the back seat every Friday for 2 years to attend Celebrate Recovery at Saddleback! I …

Gala Update and Photos!

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Gala Update and Photos!  by Kaela Comontofski TAG YOURSELF!  GALA PHOTOS  I walked in to the ballroom and heard a lone piano with a big, bold, beautiful voice behind it.  The rest of the room was filled with chatter and hasty preparation. The gala was just a few hours away. Months of careful thought and planning, down to the tiny …

Sharing Your Story : X Girls Episode 10

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  Sharing Your Story : X Girls Episode 10   WATCH NOW My story matters.   And while my story matters, it also doesn’t define me.  As Bronwen said in this episode, “What I have done is not who I am”.   We believe that everyone has a unique story and that even the most painful and difficult parts of our …

My Story Matters

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MY STORY MATTERS Episode 1 of X Girls The reason we began the X-Girls Series by sharing our stories is that we believe in the power of story and that your personal story matters. Story does many things. Your story tells the truth. No one can argue with your story. It is like a fingerprint, it uniquely identifies you, and …