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No Permanent Scars

Author : Michael Hemery
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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. An instant classic, NO PERMANENT SCARS reads how creative nonfiction should read: like fiction. Like nonfiction. Like memoir. Like humor. Like literature. Like life. It's about childhood, adulthood, the neighborhood, and what it means to be a kid, a parent, a teacher, a human. Michael Hemery illuminates an honest working-class existence, offering both the sober realities of class discrimination and the humor and love of family. Intertwined with serious issues such as suicide, alcoholism, abuse, religion, and immigration, Hemery also endures a painfully slow and often naive coming of age (he once mistook an obvious prostitute for an office supply store employee). This is going to be the best book you'll read this year.

His Permanent Scar

Author : Shanae Johnson
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A man with visible scars. A woman hurt by betrayal. Will an unexpected bundle of joy be their cure? The Army calls Sean Jeffries a hero, but his hesitation to take down a child suicide bomber left dozens wounded and him with a permanent scar. Wracked by nightmares of those he couldn’t save, he’s sworn to live a life of solitude in penance. His only bright spot is his nurse, Ruhi. But when she finds herself in trouble, can Sean step up to be a hero again? Ruhi Patel’s casual approach to dating leads to men who won’t commit. After her last non-boyfriend not only dumped her, but stole her dream job, Ruhi swears off men. However, she soon learns she’s pregnant. Being a single mom is not part of her plan. So when her favorite patient proposes a platonic marriage of convenience, Ruhi takes it into serious consideration. After the two say “I do,” feelings begin to grow. But Sean is holding himself back, convinced he doesn’t deserve happiness. And Ruhi is afraid she’s falling for yet another unavailable man. Can these two sidestep heartache and allow themselves to be loved despite their scars? Find out if love can truly heal all wounds in this light-hearted, sweet romance of convenient arrangements that unfold into lasting love. His Permanent Scar is the fourth in a series of marriage of convenience tales featuring Wounded Warriors who are healed with the power of love.

Scars and Wounds

Author : Nick Hodgin
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This book examines recent cinematic representations of the traumatic legacies of national and international events and processes. Whilst not ignoring European and Hollywood cinema, it includes studies of films about countries which have been less well-represented in cinematic trauma studies, including Australia, Rwanda, Chile and Iran. Each essay establishes national and international contexts that are relevant to the films considered. All essays also deal with form, whether this means the use of specific techniques to represent certain aspects of trauma or challenges to certain genre conventions to make them more adaptable to the traumatic legacies addressed by directors. The editors argue that the healing processes associated with such legacies can helpfully be studied through the idiom of ‘scar-formation’ rather than event-centred ‘wound-creation’.

Secret Scars

Author : Terry O'Neill
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Discusses self-mutilation, providing information on why people cut themselves, how to help a friend who cuts themself, and how to get help for oneself, and includes stories from teenagers about their experiences.


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American law reports annotated

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Acne Scars

Author : Ramanjit Singh
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Acne and Scars is a practical, illustrated guide to the management of acne. This book includes preventive and curative approaches to treating acne and scars along with new guidelines on treatment and management. Chapters cover recent advances, and the psychological impact of acne and scars. Acne and Scars also includes a chapter for case studies, and another for frequently asked questions. With 250 full colour clinical images, this is an ideal book for all dermatologists.

Step by Step Treatment of Acne Scars

Author : Niti Khunger
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Step by step guide to the management of acne scars. Covers basic topical treatment and more advanced surgical procedures.

The Scars of Evolution

Author : Elaine Morgan
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Popular account of what is known as the 'aquatic ape' thesis.

Scars Fade at Love s Touch

Author : Pawankumar G S
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survivor, a career career-focused woman in society, an example for every victim who suffers from traumas. A girl who is totally not at all interested in love or marriage and hates humansmankind to the core. Her entire outlookpinion changes when she meets Kavin, who joins her office under her team. Kavin is a happy go lucky guy who is a symbol of laziness, who dreams of becoming a film director. Take a chance to meet strict Sandy and, cool Catherine— – two amazing friends of Kavin. Wand will they help to write a poem in his life? The only common point between Nethra and Kavin is… Nethra: I don’t trust any human. I like basketball. Kavin: I am the captain of my college’s basketball team. The entire world suffers from the darker side of lust, and trust is the dangerous game. Can love heal the permanent scar which is hard to forget?

Scars Across Humanity

Author : Elaine Storkey
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Acts of violence against women produce more deaths, disability, and mutilation than cancer, malaria, and traffic accidents combined. How and why has this violence become so prevalent? Elaine Storkey offers a rigorously researched overview of this global pandemic, exploring how violence is structured into the very fabric of societies and cultures around the world.

Scars of the Stars

Author : Scott Tierney
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Why do we find the mishaps of others amusing? Do we sort pleasure in the falls from grace of our peers? Is it a primal, evolutionary urge to see the weaker of the pack fall away, to be engulfed by a predator for the good of the herd? Or is it simply because the sight of someone falling on their face is always hilarious? Probably the latter... In this book, you will find a collection of occasionally agonising but always amusing accidents that have befallen the celebrities, sports stars and actors of this world. From baseball players stabbing themselves in the stomach; singers falling down flights of stairs; actors scalding their private parts and goalkeepers tripping over dogs, this is a celebration of clumsiness and bad choices. The consequences may be painful and the scars everlasting, but hey, it’s always funny when it happens to someone else!

Success Behind the Scars

Author : Aldric Marshall
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Success Behind the Scars is an honest and remarkable telling of Marshall's journey through hardship. He was born into a violent, abusive home and performed poorly in school. How does a kid like Marshall, who can't read, grow up to earn top grades in a challenging university? How does a child who witnesses his father beating up his mother later become a loving husband? The answers to these and other difficult questions are what Success Behind the Scars endeavors to answer.

How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim

Author : Joseph Matthews
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After your injury: Settle your claim the right way When you’ve been hurt in an accident, dealing with insurance companies and lawyers can feel exhausting. But armed with the right information, you can handle a claim yourself—and save many thousands of dollars in the process. How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim shows you how to handle almost any accident situation and guides you through the insurance claim process, step by step. Learn how to: protect your rights after an accident determine what your claim is worth deal with uncooperative doctors and insurance companies counter the special tactics insurance companies use prepare a claim for compensation negotiate a full and fair settlement stay on top of your case if you hire a lawyer This completely updated edition of How to Win Your Personal Injury Claim provides the latest state laws on small claims limits, no-fault car insurance, distracted driving, and lawsuit-filing deadlines.

American Law Reports

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Facial Scars

Author : J. Regan Thomas, MD
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Facial Scars: Surgical Revision and Treatment is a comprehensive review of the key and most effective treatment techniques of facial scars. Facial appearance related to scarring has an impact on issues of self image, self confidence, social interaction, and sometimes facial function. Physicians treating patients with facial scars require treatment modalities and procedures that offer the best opportunity for a return to a normal and aesthetic appearance. Facial Scars: Surgical Revision and Treatment provides detailed descriptions, illustrations, and photographs of these procedures. Chapters are sequenced and organized to develop an orderly progression from basic concepts and key considerations, to surgical techniques and options, to nonsurgical treatment enhancements. Facial Scars presents scar treatment options and successful scar revision methods described by experienced physicians from various specialty backgrounds and perspectives. Successful scar revision is greatly impacted by pretreatment planning. Utilization of techniques best suited for the individual scar based on the scar’s location, configuration, anatomic factors, and Fitzpatrick skin type are discussed. Effective treatment has a significant beneficial impact on relieving patients suffering with scars.

The Surgery of Scars

Author : John Ransom Lewis
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EBONY is the flagship magazine of Johnson Publishing. Founded in 1945 by John H. Johnson, it still maintains the highest global circulation of any African American-focused magazine.

The Legacy of Heroes A Fantasy Role Playing Game Game Master s Guide

Author : Vincent Venturella
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Laser Management of Scars

Author : Kayvan Shokrollahi
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This book addresses the management of scars using lasers and light. The authors provide a comprehensive overview of the current laser modalities and the science and evidence behind them. They also present various treatments, including those using carbon dioxide lasers, Erbium:YAG lasers, pulsed dye lasers and Q-switched lasers. The book includes detailed information on the treatment of burn, acne, keloid and hypertrophic scars, as well as discussions of the complications of laser treatments and ethical and medico-legal issues. Scars have many causes, including trauma and burns, but also medical treatments themselves - scars are an inevitable consequence of most surgery. There have been significant advances in laser and light technology over the last decade, and the management of scars with a variety of lasers has been adopted both in traditional healthcare settings and in the cosmetic sector. Edited by a respected burns and plastic surgeon, this book is a valuable resource for a variety of clinicians including dermatologists, laser practitioners, physiotherapists and occupational therapists, burn care professionals, as well as multidisciplinary teams working with patients with scars of all aetiologies.