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High Yella

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High Yella is an interesting memoir covering many unique perspectives and topics. This memoir follows Majors starting during his childhood as a white presenting child in a Black family, living in poverty in a rural area. Majors' siblings have a variety of struggles from substance use to incarceration. Majors continues to cover his life as he moves into an adulthood as a gay man in an interracial marriage with two adopted daughters. He has a secure career and stable financial situation. However, his childhood and his relationship with his family still influences and impacts who he is as a man. Majors' journey is an interesting one and he has great insight and self-awareness. It is a joy to be able to accompany him on his path.
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Heartbreaking and vulnerable, the author shares the hard times he had growing up in a family, a society, and a world where no one seemed to want him.
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