Int’l humanitarian worker launches book on survival

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Lourdes Ibarra embodies the term “survivor”. 

A multi-awarded international humanitarian, she has seen up close strife and poverty – and herself has dealt with her own personal struggles – and survived.  A death of a son, two kinds of cancer.

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The multi-awarded humanitarian worker has struggled through two cancers and the death of a son. Her book details her survival. Photo from Being Unstoppable Facebook page.

But she managed to rise above them all.

All these are documented in her book, Being Unstoppable: A Journey to Success; A Life of Journey and Adventure.

The three-part book details her journey starting from life as a college instructor, to her humanitarian work in countries like Sudan, Kenya, and Afghanistan, up to experiencing the pain of losing her son.

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Cover of Being Unstoppable, which is going to be launched on Thursday, 11 March 2021. Photo from official Facebook page.

On Thursday, 11 March 2021, Lourdes will have a ceremonial launch of her book in time for the celebration of Women’s Month at the Little Farmer’s Cafe near Homesite Shawarma.

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