WW2

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Broken but Beautiful

I sometimes feel shattered like parts of who I am are fragmented but each and every bit can be redeemed back to being whole, being valued and ultimately being loved. I had an overwhelming sense of hope come over me after reading Sadie Jones’ novel, 'The Outcast'. On one level, I was deeply saddened by the book, which sees a boy during the Second World War failing to save his own mother from drowning in a river. The boy has to cope with his distant father who has no ability to build a relationship with him. His friends and family reject him, whatever he tries, he is always pushed to the ground. On some level the father totally blames the...