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Laura Vivian is a former Fortune 500 leader, speaker, author, and educator.

Laura’s book,”This Should Never Have Happened: The Release of a Tortured Mind,” is the true-life account of her childhood home, where her mother was only physically present, while her father brutally imposed unceasing terror upon his seven children.

Laura is available to share her personal story of survival and hope with organizations, conferences, colleges, training seminars or anyone who is invested in the prevention of abuses like those which she and her six siblings endured.

For scheduled speaking engagements, media interviews and book signings, please contact Laura Vivian at Ph # (812) 459-1054 or email:


You will be touched forever by this book…

The author is an amazing, brave women. I couldn’t put the book down and read it in less than 24 hours and I shed a lot of tears. This is a book everyone should read. I pray for healing for this family.


5 out of 5 stars

The writer was so honest with such a difficult experience.


Bravo Miss Laura

I was totally impressed Miss Laura’s way of writing. I’ve suggested this to others just to make them realize abuse does go on!!! Not all abuse is with a belt. I personally know of two little girls that were adopted by their uncle because their dad was selling them to his friends for booze.


A very powerful book about a topic that is hard …

A very powerful book about a topic that is hard to comprehend. Extremely well written…….and hard to put down. I am sure this was a difficult book to write………however maybe it will help someone out there in the same situation. Hope this writer continues to give us more books.


5 out of 5 stars

This story is written from the perspective of the little …

This story is written from the perspective of the little girl. Such a hard book to put down. The resilience of this child to keep moving forward in life is inspiring!



Interview with Linda Breitman for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
“There is Healing for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Assault.” #SAAM #SexualAssault #Awareness

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Interview with Pastor Greg Young for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
“I am a child abuse survivor and I want to prevent abuse in our backyards.” #SAAM #SexualAssault #Awareness

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