Tougher Than Nails

Tougher Than Nails

by Amanda Flores


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"The next day he came for my children. The time to go had come.... The river was very strong and very cold.... When I heard the sound of the helicopter, my heart pounded...."
Choices must be made whether bad or good.
I went from hot El Salvador to cold Canada, but my faith kept me cool and kept me warm and safe, just like I kept my family. The Salvadorian civil war didn't kill me, the Rio Grande didn't drown me, la migra didn't catch me, Canadian winters haven't frozen me. Yet.
Many people have had trials and tribulations and chose the wrong attitude to get through them. I did the same until I truly listened to my heart and the voice of God. Using His map, I took my family from the dark into the light. I didn't know how to swim, speak English, shovel snow, drive, or sometimes feed my family. But I am a survivor, a fierce wife and an even fiercer mother. Some people say I'm tougher than nails.
My life shows that determination and faith-and strength-can lead to wonders.
I hope my story can inspire people-my children, my grandchildren, everybody....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781525511240
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 06/15/2018
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.26(d)

About the Author

Amanda Flores was born in El Salvador in 1954. After a harrowing life, she and her family arrived in Edmonton, Canada in 1986 and continue to live there. She is the proud mother of four children and has 12 grandchildren. She has dedicated her life to helping others and this is why she has written her story. She offers her blessings and strength to all....

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