Once upon a time Missy Woitula a chubby, bubbly, high-spirited 13-year-old girl lived in her family fairy tale; mom, dad, and five siblings. Unfortunately, June 9, 1974, a horrific car accident ghastly stole the lives of Missy's mother, father, and two sisters. Instantly Missy's family fairy tale was shattered; never to return home-never a chance to say good-bye. This mind boggling true story of Missy Woitula's defeat over tragedy will encourage you. Missy's teen years were extremely rough. The courts decided to split up the remaining siblings throughout the state and no one stood in Missy's defense. Missy feeling worthless counted down the days for her eighteenth birthday in hopes to flee her past. Leaving her foster home Missy explores her world while building her own throne of pride, stubbornness, drugs, alcohol, and depression. Missy's life spirals downward having no self-worth and identity scattered only to leave tormented feelings of abandonment, loneliness, guilt, and shame of why she was chosen to survive. Be compelled as you read the wave after wave of trials, unexpected tragedies, and the bad choices Missy made as a mask of survival. Missy desires to be free from the bondage held by this family tragedy. Nearly forty years pass and Missy's heart can no longer sustain the deceit and lies. In 2010, Missy cries out and and begins to get lost in her mind---wanting out. She begins to seek out healing desiring to let go of pride and other demons that hindered her growth. For the first time she experiences true forgiveness and the ability to forgive others and above all-learned to forgive herself. Missy surrenders her heart and her past to the one who always cared Jesus Christ. Missy's story will challenge your past hurts and inspire you to know your tears are real and you are not alone. Let the words of this book bring inspiration to your soul; proving that no matter what the obstacle; through hope, faith, and love you too can persevere and overcome.