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The Tan Lady Bertrand Brown

The Tan Lady

Bertrand Brown

Published March 15th 2014
ISBN : 9781496143532
Paperback
308 pages
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 About the Book 

Yeah. I was born here but that dont mean that I got to necessarily like it. Lot of people was born here in Harlem but that dont mean that they has to like the rats and the roaches and other vermin that run around here scavenging and living offa theMoreYeah. I was born here but that dont mean that I got to necessarily like it. Lot of people was born here in Harlem but that dont mean that they has to like the rats and the roaches and other vermin that run around here scavenging and living offa the good folks that has to reside here. And I aint intending on just settling in and become a victim of these here streets. As long as I can breathe Im gonna do whatever I can to pick myself up and make my plight better. I dont care what it takes. But the one thing I do know is God blessed me by giving me this life and even though I may not be as blessed as a whole lot of other people I am still blessed with the gift of life. So its up to me and nobody else to get up and make something of my life. And Im gonna do it. After all, the worse thing in life is wasted potential and I sho aint gonna waste mine. You just watch and see. Mattie Cruz, Age 14