All That Is Bitter and Sweet: A Memoir

Ashley Judd

In 2002, award-winning movie and degree actor Ashley Judd came upon her real calling: as a humanitarian and voice for these discomfort in missed elements of the area. After her first journey to the infamous brothels, slums, and hospices of southeast Asia, Ashley knew instantly that she desired to recommend on behalf of the susceptible. in the course of her travels, Ashley began to write diaries that exact remarkable tales of survival and resilience. yet alongside the best way, she discovered that she used to be suffering from her personal emotional ache, stemming from early life abandonment and abuse. looking in-patient therapy in 2006 for the grief that had approximately killed her, Ashley came upon not just her personal restoration and an enriched religion however the religious instruments that energized and complicated her feminist social justice paintings. during this deeply relocating and unforgettable memoir, Ashley Judd describes her odyssey, from misplaced baby to fiercely committed suggest, from anger and isolation to forgiveness and activism. In telling it, she solutions the ineffable query in regards to the dating among therapeutic oneself and repair to others.

Foreword by way of Nicholas D. Kristof

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