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As a native New Yorker, Ms. Rayshawn McAuley, has shown in more ways than one, how anything is possible! She’s held her family values in high esteem, despite having to deal with dysfunction early in life. Though never completely submerging, nor tarrying in unhappiness, while keeping her eyes on the prize! Rayshawn is known for staying the course, especially for something worth believing in. By realizing there’s no momentum in giving up, she welcomes a challenge in which to shape, grow, and nurture her garden of life. She has two beautiful daughters, and a fun-loving son. Rayshawn had worked for almost twenty years as a nursing assistant, and most recently enjoyed taking care of disabled adults. She’s dabbled in playwriting, poetry, and has bid adieu to the healthcare field, to expand on a bright future as an up-and-coming author/national speaker. Through her life experiences, she hopes to empower, motivate, and inspire. She has raised a trio of bright, well-versed youngsters to be beacons of light in our future world. Rayshawn and her family currently reside in the USA.
Sheer survival takes center stage, within this compelling story of a breast cancer survivor. Till I Grow involves ways in which the reader will garner the strength in overcoming hurdles by the use of exuberant tenacity. Far-fetched aspirations were sought feverishly, while Rayshawn McAuley zeroed in on matters of the heart. With the shift of change, the importance of maintaining a healthy mindset, as well as diet presented itself. Her children stood by as she single-handedly carried them through her time of need, facing the storms, never totally giving into feelings of despair. She has navigated toward a better tomorrow. Till I Grow describes the uncanny measures Rayshawn took in refusing to give up. While holding her life-saving arm around her three children, she used the other in the battle of a lifetime. Humorous moments are highlighted in remembrance of early childhood, teen and adult years, through the eyes of the author. What quickened this woman to continue without wavering? The answer lay in allowing the process of forgiving past hurts, living, loving, and laughing out loud!