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About the author:
Pocahontas Gertler, LHD, born in the Deep South, got her primary and secondary education in pre-Civil Rights era Georgia and Florida, and graduated from National College with a BA in Sociology. She later went on to earn her Master of Education degree from Chestnut Hill College.

As a student, she helped integrate a college in a segregated environment. She has been a social worker, a chaplain's assistant in the United States Air Force, a trained singer of classical music, a mother, a lecturer, a teacher, an entrepreneur and an author.

Now retired and living in Northern Arizona, Pocahontas and her husband Gene have devoted much of their time to volunteer work on two Indian reservations in Arizona.

In June 2012 Pocahontas was awarded the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters (LHD) from Northcentral University for her lifetime of achievement and contribution to her community.

While I Run This Race

Authored by Pocahontas Gertler

This African-Native American woman, born in the deep South during the Depression era, chronicles her courageous journey into the 21st Century. This is her story of persistence and triumph, of loss and struggle, of love and transcendence. It will heal, inspire, encourage and touch deep places in your heart.

Publication Date:
1461132738 / 9781461132738
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs

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