TALAWAH TURF: CELEBRATING VICTORY OVER CHILD SEX ABUSE Receiving the gift of resuscitation and healing after spiritual and emotional death is to be celebrated indeed Many former victims of child sex abuse have received this gift, while others languish; still in pain, awaiting a lifeline. Child sex abuse victims often do not have opportunities for the validation they need to become healed. This book offers such an opportunity and tells how others moved past the space of bruised and perpetual victim to receiving their healing. It is a celebration of God's magnificence and power by a compilation of multiple true stories of child sex abuse survivors merged to create fictional stories. Telling the stories in this manner has protected the confidentiality of all sources. The author's story alone is told in a purely factual, testimonial manner. The hope is that these stories will inspire others to emotional and spiritual wellness. Sherone Smith- Sanchez, Ed.D, MA, MSc, BFA Dr. Sherone Smith-Sanchez has spent more than two decades sharing the blessed hope with others as a minister of the gospel, spiritual counselor and administrator. Her life's greatest joy lies in worship of the Most High God through prayer, lifestyle and the performing arts. Her desire to see others achieve their personal best has translated itself into leadership coaching and mentoring; the conducting of a myriad of workshops and membership on varied committees throughout NY State. It has also grown into a formalized plan to help other organizations (both in the church and secular groups) to attain their zenith in Evangelistic Practice; Organizational Leadership and Management by her consultation firm. Apart from her 34-year love affair with the Lord, her greatest passion is her family of 5 children and her husband and ministry partner of 23 years, Eduardo.