This powerful book gives you a behind the scenes look at what it's like to live with the chronic illness, Sickle Cell Anemia. Diagnosed at the tender age of two James faced many daily obstacles and challenges because of his condition but stayed determined not to let it define him. Out of the fear of being judged and looked upon negatively by others, James worked diligently to keep his health a secret and chose never to discuss it openly with anyone. Now with his first published book Breaking Silence: Living With Sickle Cell Anemia, he's done the unthinkable by opening up and revealing all about his illness. As you read this book you will be taken on a personal journey through the life of James as he brings you closer to him by giving you candid stories of his childhood, relationships, and how he's dealt with having sickle cell anemia. His unique style of writing along with the raw and uncut message that he delivers will keep you engaged as a reader. This book is highly recommended for anyone going through their own battles with sickle cell anemia, anyone who knows someone with sickle cell anemia, or anyone who's ever heard of it and wants to learn more about the condition.
James Griffin III was diagnosed at the age of two with the genetic blood disorder, Sickle Cell Anemia. Since then he has been determined to make a difference in his life and others by raising awareness about sickle cell anemia. He has a strong passion for reading, writing, and helping others. Currently he lives in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, Marissa and their Boston Terrier, Destiney.