Biography

19
Nov

My Rebel Mom – A Biography of Cecilia Flores-Oebanda

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We were grateful to have Cecilia Flores-Oebanda, an esteemed freedom fighter and modern day slavery abolitionist, as a keynote speaker at the 2015 National Student Leadership Forum in Canberra. She shared her quite remarkable and unbelievable story with the group, and although hearing her in person enables you to feel the power, love and hope […]

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18
Nov

Waleed- Patches of Memory by Manda Razak

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Manda Razak is an extraordinary young man and past delegate at the National Student Leadership Forum in Canberra. This, his first book, published in 2014, is the compelling account of experiences, perhaps much like his own, as a young boy growing up in war-torn Iraq. Waleed is a young Iraqui boy caught in a terrible […]

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25
Oct

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

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Called one of the “ten most influential books in America” by the Library of Congress, Man’s Search for Meaning is a book which must be grappled with if one wants to understand the nature of suffering and how to find meaning in the face of tragedy and brokenness. Frankl, with brutal honesty and almost transcendent […]

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08
May

Don’t Look Back – Philippa Tyndale

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When David was left shivering at the end of a dusty road leading to a New Zealand orphanage at the age of nine it seemed his prospects could not have been bleaker, yet somehow this scared little boy managed to not only survive but flourish. At the age of fifteen David set up a his […]

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14
Apr

One Word of Truth – David Aikman

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In 1989, David Aikman, then a journalist with Time magazine, was granted the first major interview Solzhenitsyn had given an American news organization for years. In this essay, Aikman offers an engaging and lively account of the dramatic and sobering events of Solzhenitsyn’s life: from his early years as a Communist, to the beginnings of his literary […]

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