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Amy Patterson, Florida missing teacher. (news-press.com)
Amy Patterson,41, the Florida missing teacher in Lee County that is now gone without a trace had been physically abused in her past and according to reports, Amy Patterson's boyfriend (former husband) Daniel Proctor is now seen as a person of interest. Daniel Proctor had been arrested in the 1990's for physical abuse (subject touched in my novel) against  Amy Patterson. Lt. Ryan Bell from the the Lee County Sheriff’s Office has allegedly not revealed as to whether Amy Patterson had filed a restraining order against Daniel Proctor before her disappearance. Daniel Proctor has not been arrested yet in Lee County, but officials sure have a lot of questions to ask him. The sheriff's office believe that he is now back in the Southeast of Florida after reportedly leaving the town following Amy Patterson's disappearance.
If you have any information that can lead to Amy Patterson's whereabouts please call: Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS.

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Steven Retchless America's Got Talent
Tonight's upside down walk  of now famous pole dancer Steven Retchless  on America's Got Talent  (AGT) was absolutely amazing! However, I still think that he could've done a much better job! The transitions were very smooth, his outfit was wonderful, and his general appearance was spectacular. Steven Retchless exited the stage by stating, "If you believe in your dreams, you can make them come true." Absolutely! Steven Retchless has definitely made it this far on AGT  because he has definitely created a new perspective: pole dancing is a lot more beautiful than we had seen it in years! Watch out for the release of the novel, which includes a very intense story that involves exotic dancing. Another step in creating a fresh perspective in the world of stripping.

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Steven Retchless: America' Got Talent: A hell of a walk!
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Reading the article on R&B singer Kem really touched my heart! Kem, who at some point in his life became homeless, offered a concert in Detroit last Sunday in order to raise awareness on homelessness. As many of you know, homelessness is one of the topics touched in my novel! Read more below this image:
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R&B singer Kem raises awareness in homelessness by offering a concert n Detroit!
The R&B singer released a tweet followed by the event on Sunday:
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Kem offered the free concert in Cass Park and reportedly thousands of attendees were there to see him and other singers too! That was a really extraordinary, kind, and inspiring from Kem. Hopefully we'll be able to see more and more homeless awareness events in the future! Check out these homelessness statistics / homelessness facts published by  freep.com:
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homelessness statistics / homelessness facts.
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Amber Portwood custody battle
Bombshell! The Amber Portwood custody battle is about to hit the courtroom and rumors on Amber Portwood losing her custody battle are now surfacing quite rapidly. Now, I will be bringing up the custody battles subject in the novel with a very powerful look into how someone might really experience a custody battle...from their very own perspective! You don't want to miss it! Read more about the Amber Portwood custody battle below the photo:
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Amber Portwood custody battle
Now, going back to Amber Portwood custody battle... So 21 yr. old Teen Mom star  Amber Portwood has just been released from rehab and according to dailymail.co.uk  she had a pretty emotional reunion with her daughter, the rest of her family, and friends. However, Amber Portwood is about to face one of the most provocative custody battles that we have seen this year. Reports from major websites are already speculating that the court won't have a hard time figuring out a settlement for the Amber Portwood custody battle case due to the troubled life of the now infamous Teen Mom star.

Custody battles are never an easy process for parents though! What do you think about  the Amber Portwood custody battle?
 
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Verizon Wireless Hopeline Program for domestic violence survivors.
Are you a domestic violence survivor living in Virginia, Maryland, or DC? Since domestic violence is a subject being strongly discussed in my upcoming novel, I thought it would be wonderful to share this with you guys! So check this: Verizon Wireless is offering entrepeneurship grants for domestic violence survivors, according to marketwatch.com! The grants range from $1,00 to $5,000! To request this wonderful entrepreneurship grant application for domestic violence survivors email you can send and email to: hopelinesmallbizwbv@verizonwireless.com. Read more about HopeLine® from Verizon! Are you a domestic violence survivor? Share with us your story today in our forums!

I'm looking to host a HopeLine® from Verizon phone drive! Check  out my ad. Hopefully I'll be able to find a location soon!

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So you want to know more about Straight Talk but you're not sure yet if you should get it? It's definitely true what they say!  I absolutely felt richer with their service because they cut my celphone bill in half! I've been able to do so many more things, like go to the movies! I've also had the chance to buy the things that I really want because of all the money that I've been able to save. Furthermore, a lot of celebrities and public figures are also falling in love with them!

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Lil Wayne 'How to Love' new music video features an abused girl who becomes a stripper.
I thought it would be extremely relevant to create some buzz today on Lil Wayne How to Love new music video because it portrays the story of a girl who is abused as a child, becomes a stripper, and later on is diagnosed with HIV. Coincidentally, the plot of the story in Lil Wayne's video is very similar to what we will be able to experience when reading Life is Like a Box of Chocolates: An Inspirational Novel. Abuse and stripping are two of the strongest topics being touched in the novel. Find the Lil Wayne How to Love new music video at the end of this post!

One of my purposes in bringing the stripping subject the novel is to attract every type of audience and break the barriers on how strippers are currently being stereotyped. Strippers wind up joining the stripping / exotic dancing industry for many different reasons, but a lot of them have done it because of their traumatic pasts. This is very similar to what happens in my novel, but you're going to see also by detail what the character goes through every single day. How easy or how hard is it to stand up on stage in front of dozens of people looking at every single part of your body? What is really behind your purpose in wanting to make that much money in one single night? Wait 'til you find out what goes through the mind of  this character in the novel. You won't believe the number of challenges that she is set to face. Will she be able to make okay and alive?
Read also: Why do women become strippers?
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Connecticut Stand Down 2010! Photo:www.ct.gov

Good morning everyone! I found this very interesting post on Patch.com  but it applies mostly to those who live in Connecticut, so if you can please share this link on your social media profile it would be great! As most of you know, homelessness and other life events are topics being touched in the novel.  As I work on finishing the book, one of my favorite activities is to help create awareness of different events that support good causes! Well this time, I'd like to talk about the Stand Down 2011!

The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs  will be holding the Stand Down 2011 event in September, and today they need your help! Stand Down 2011 helps homeless and veterans in need, so what a great way for those who can, make a difference in their lives! They will be collecting items such as toothpaste, soap, shampoo, disposable razors, underwear, and some more! For the complete list and instructions   visit this link. Items will be collected until August 29th! Don't forget to check out more exciting links on the right side of this blog!

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Straight Talk for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

So you want to know more about Straight Talk but you're not sure yet if you should get it? It's definitely true what they say!  I absolutely felt richer with their service because they cut my celphone bill in half! I've been able to do so many more things, like go to the movies! I've also had the chance to buy the things that I really want because of all the money that I've been able to save. Furthermore, a lot of celebrities and public figures are also falling in love with them!

What I love about them:

There are no credit checks and no contracts! Also, their monthly service is only $45 and you won't believe this! It includes text and picture messaging, and best of all... web! Want to go for a whole year? Do so with a one time payment of $499 only! That is a good deal, ladies and gentlemen. It's everything you need!

And there's even more! You want to call a friend now!

411 calls are absolutely included! Let me tell you something: mom knows best. She'll tell you that they really have the best service! Straight Talk has wonderful smart phones, touch screen phones, and app capable phones with camera, video recorder, voice navigation, instant messaging, music navigation, and Bluetooth. Check out this clip:

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