Washed Away: From Darkness to Light by Nikki DuBose

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Washed Away: From Darkness to Light

There's only one thing that can save her...

Washed Away: From Darkness to Light is a memoir that recounts the experiences of model Nikki DuBose as she overcomes a more than seventeen-year battle with abuse, child sexual victimization, eating disorders, psychosis, alcoholism, drugs, depression, suicide attempts, body dysmorphic disorder, and various other mental health issues, all while trying to navigate through the dark side of the fashion industry.

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We Choose to Thrive Book Cover Nikki DuBose

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We Choose to Thrive

Our Voices Rise in Unison to Share With Abuse Survivors
a Message of Hope and Inspiration for Healing

Contributor Nikki DuBose shares how she was able not only overcome abuse, rape and domestic violence, but THRIVE and go on to live a happy, healthy life. In the pages of We Choose to Thrive you will find the stories of 31 amazing women who have the love, the heart, the courage and the wisdom to share their stories with you. While we mention what happened to us, we don’t dwell there. We talk about what we have done and what we are currently doing to be well adjusted, happy and productive. Each of us has been a victim of abuse, some beginning in childhood, others later on as adults with domestic violence or even rape.

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