Breaking The Sickle (Hardcover)

A Snippet of the Life of Dr. Yvette Fay Francis-McBarnette

By Louie T. McClain II, Francis W. Minikon Jr (Editor), M. Ridho Mentarie (Illustrator)

Melanin Origins LLC, 9781626768994, 34pp.

Publication Date: March 20, 2017

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Have you ever wondered what your passion was? What you were put on this Earth to do? Dr. Yvette Fay Francis-McBarnette, a trail blazing woman of medicine, understood exactly what her purpose was in life. Her interest and area of expertise was researching ways to identify those with sickle cell early on, and providing therapeutic solutions to induce an improved quality of life for those who suffered from the disease. Dr. Francis-McBarnette led an extraordinary life that tells such an amazing story of hope and encouragement. Read along as Melanin Origins presents a childlike perspective of her formula for breaking the cycle of Sickle Cell Disease.