Integrity in a Box of Chocolates

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In the words of Forrest Gump, 'Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you are going to get.' Joan Koonce's box had more varieties than most. Integrity in a Box of Chocolates is a collection of stories that portray the tragic life experiences faced by a black woman growing up in rural North Carolina. It uncovers deep, lifelong scars left by poverty, sexual molestation, discrimination, incest, alcohol and drug addiction, and sexual, emotional, and physical abuse. Despite these obstacles, Joan attended college and received her bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees. Working her way through her box, chocolate by chocolate, gave Joan the grit and will to survive, even in the face of extreme adversity. Through her life and the life of her son, Joan Koonce learned that despite the hardships, a box of chocolates can still be sweet. Joan's story is one of hope, determination, and faith and is an inspiration to all who read it. Experience with Joan the one true way to maintain Integrity in a Box of Chocolates. Author Joan Koonce is an associate professor and financial planning specialist at the University of Georgia, where she teaches others through seminars, trainings, and published research and educational materials. She is a member of Cornerstone Church of God, where she actively participates in the ladies' ministry, angel food ministry, and redemption lift ministry. She currently lives in Athens, Georgia, and regularly visits and provides moral support to her only child, Carlus Koonce, a son who is serving a life sentence in prison.

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