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By Diane Rehm

In "Finding My Voice," nationally acclaimed public radio host Diane Rehm tells the tale of her notable existence - a narrative in 3 acts. First, her adolescence in a conventional, Christian-Arab family ruled by way of her psychologically abusive and lovely mom whose impression on her clever younger daughter was once titanic. Then, in her thirties she came across her profession, because the host of her personal radio speak express, which two decades later has turn into some of the most influential voices on radio at the present time. eventually, she delves into her contemporary, scary conflict with the infrequent neurological illness, spasmodic dysphonia (SD) that nearly fee her all that she had won in lifestyles.

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