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The Process of Healing

A story of abuse and redemption, ‘Shayla’ is based on the life of Burke County author

By ANGELA KUPER COPELAND

Arts & Entertainment Editor, THE PAPER

Posted 8/19/23

Fear and shame. Rebellion and isolation. Triumph and freedom. The path Shayla walks takes her from a sexually abused little girl to a 60-year-old woman who has learned to truly love herself and …

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