Read the FIRST THREE chapters of Through The Water!
PROLOGUE ARIANA- AGE 9 “Burdens are for shoulders strong enough to carry them.” -Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind The screen door slammed shut behind me with a reverberating bang, but I kept running. I couldn’t take another second inside that house. It had been my turn to sit and read to Mama. Usually, she stared blankly at the wall with a thin line of drool running down her cheek. Every now and then, her eyes would seemingly dance around the room, focusing on my face fo