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    • My Life of Exile in Kalaupapa
    • By: Olivia R. Breitha
    • Narrated by: Deanna Espinas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Olivia's memoir chronicles her personal and medical history from the age of 18, when she was first diagnosed with leprosy in 1930s Honolulu. Olivia reveals herself as she never felt she could about her more than seven decades of life as Hawai'i Department of Health parolee #3306. She writes with passion of her struggles and, by extension, the struggles of thousands of others, against centuries of stigma and fear.

    Regular price: $19.95