A coming to age story of a young woman who has many flaws but has figured out how to use those flaws as a way to grow. Unapologetic, this book approaches everyday problems head-on. 8 major topics are discussed in this author's journey to womanhood. From Trauma to Triumph, the story focuses on not the bad of the situations but the lessons learned and the wisdom received once these moments had been processed. This author takes the everyday struggles of young black youth growing up in inner-city families surrounded by poverty and outlines how she got out. No physical glamour or millions of dollars contributed to this transformation, Only hard work, decisions, and the Grace of God.