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Daily Inspiration: Meet Anyé Young

Anyé @ BBCM

Hi Anyé, it’s an honor to have you on the platform. Thanks for taking the time to share your story with us – to start maybe you can share some of your backstory with our readers?
I’m a rising Junior currently attending the University of Southern California. I am majoring in Dramatic Arts and minoring in Cinematic Arts. I am also serving as Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion chair at the California Gamma Chapter of Pi Beta Phi.

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Anyé’s Story: Speaking Out and Breaking a Vicious Cycle

My name is Anyé Young and I am the child of a prisoner. I was born in Greensboro, N.C., and now live in the Washington, D.C., metro area. I am currently 17 years old, a graduating senior in high school, and an honor student. On Father’s Day, June 2018, I self-published my first book, Teen Guide to Living With Incarcerated Parents (#TGLWIP). That summer, I was 16 and my father still had six years remaining on his 12-year prison sentence.

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Author Spotlight: Anyé Young
Anyé Young is excited to announce her upcoming self-help book for teenagers with incarcerated parents: #TGLWIP. This book isn’t just for teens. Younger children and parents can benefit from the insight this book provides into the psyche and turmoils of a child dealing with the shame, embarrassment and anger a child deals with when they have a parent in prison. This book is a labor of love and is intended to be a comfort for the children and parents coping in this age of mass incarceration.

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