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Writing a Book About My Plight to Refuge and My Experiences as a Refugee

I am Jenkins Macedo a senior student at Worcester State College with double major in Sociology and Geography with concentration in Environmental Studies. I am a Liberian refugee seeking refuge in the US as a result of the 14 years civil wars in Liberia. Throughout the war and my experiences seeking refuge throughout Western Africa I experienced hardships of every kind leading from discrimination, stereotypes, denial of basic human rights, etc.
I would love to write a book about my plight to the US as well as how my country's history shapes the way to the 14 years civil wars.
I love Professor's Zinn approach in writing the history of the United States that most historians don't consider. Looking at the past, present and future in the eyes of the victims. I would like to write my story using this prospective and wish if anyone can direct me along the way. I am open to discussions, suggestions, and recommendations as to what to do to get started.
Thanks,
Jenkins Macedo

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