NEWYORICANGIRL (Birthday Girl!) shares excerpts from her new book…

25 Sep

IMG_8570 Julia Book Launch EventTo celebrate my upcoming birthday, I’ve decided to share excerpts from my book all week! Tis’ always better to give than receive! Please let me know what you think! Peace out. NEWYORICANGIRL

Book Excerpt #1 from “NEWYORICANGIRL…Surviving my Spanglish Life”


As I pleaded with the NYPD officer to honor my press pass so I could get

inside the Puerto Rican Day Parade, the traumatic memory of the guy who

raped me while pretending to be a police officer flashed by mercifully quick.

Thank God I’d seen a doctor to treat my Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,

I said to myself, especially since I knew what would happen next. Sure

enough, my wounded brain then switched to the memory of being on this

exact street on 9/11, that day when I didn’t know if I would live or die…

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