The Day Before I Died By JF Whitaker Nominated For The Illumination Book Awards

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  • (1888PressRelease) May 26, 2021 - The Day Before I Died (ISBN 13 : 978-1645449133, Page Publishing, 2020) by JF Whitaker has been nominated for the Illumination Book Awards in the category of self-help. The Illumination Book Awards honors books that support high-level wellness, positive social change and social justice, and spiritual growth. Nominated books are judged by independent literary panels consisted of book reviewers, librarians, publishers, literary agents, and other book industry professionals. Award winners will be announced in November of 2021. The Day Before I Died is a gripping account of despair, depression, and ultimate triumph. It has earned strong critical reviews and endorsements.

    “I am very pleased to see The Day Before I Died has been nominated for the Illumination Book Awards in the category of self-help,” said JF Whitaker. “This book describing my own personal struggles and ultimate triumph was written to inspire and help others who face similar challenges. I hope this award nomination will bring greater recognition to the mission that I embrace daily through this book.”

    The Day Before I Died is Whitaker’s deeply emotional memoir of how following his service in the United States Navy in Vietnam and exposure to Agent Orange, he returned home only to experience Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), skin cancer, depression, sexual orientation issues, and alcoholism, bringing him to the brink of suicide and his remarkable tale of survival and triumph.

    JF Whitaker is a trainer and motivational speaker. He discusses various issues including suicide, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), grief and loss, alcoholism, bullying, and sexual identity.

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