Can't Stop the Sunrise: Adventures in Healing, Confronting Corruption & the Journey to Institutional Reform
The inspiring true story of one person speaking up over decades to reveal the truth that so many have tried to silence.
In 1980s New England, a young tomboy and naturalist grows among the hypocrisies of elitist culture. At 16, she witnesses the ills of corruption at close-range, when officials at Lawrence Academy, a boarding high school in Groton, Massachusetts, tell her they are going to keep a child molester on campus - and remove her to hide their secret.
Feel captivated by this "courageous and magnificent tale" (IndieReader) of her ongoing fight for gender equality and sexual health in a society on the brink of great social change. Enjoy a front seat ride across America and discover the surprising graces of believing in the goodness of humanity.
"When a book comes along that is not only timely, but... makes a reader want to get involved, it's cause for celebration, even in these troubled times. Vanessa Osage's Can't Stop the Sunrise is just such a book".
- IndieReader Five Star Review
Politics & Current Events
An illumination of activism, love, resilience, truth and repair, Can't Stop the Sunrise transforms collective outrage into hope for the brighter future that awaits.
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About the Author
VANESSA OSAGE is a certified sexuality educator, consultant, speaker, and professional coach in love, sexuality, and human connections. In 2010, she founded Rooted Emerging, a nonprofit celebrating puberty rites of passage. In 2017, she won the Kickass Single Mom Grant for her work in sexuality education and youth empowerment. Learn more at VanessaOsage.com.