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[Read Ebook] í Women of Southie: Finding Resilience During Whitey Bulger's Infamous Reign ô Women of Southie tells the story of six women, who grew up in and, in most cases, still live in their beloved town of South Boston, a place sadly and most notably recognized as the home of James Whitey Bulger, the organized crime boss captured inafteryears on the run, and sentenced into life in prison formurders But while Bulger might have been ruling the town with an iron fist, as depicted by Johnny Depp, in Black Mass, what the town ought to have been recognized for are the far braver women who ruled their own lives and their families with equally strong but far beneficial hands Six of these women are depicted in this book, each of whom faced hurdles frightening than mobsters Death of loved ones, suicide, murder, addiction, abuse, post traumatic stress disorder are some of the demons they faced Yet, none of these women ever backed down from an important fight, each one emerging, on the pages of this book as a shining light of what love and courage and an indomitable spirit can accomplish The stories of these women, whose ages range from, are filled with honest details, some heartbreaking but all ultimately courageous and inspirational Talking always honestly, about their children, their men, their losses, and their successes, they are shining examples that, in today s world, it is the words of strong women that offer the antidote to loss and pain The subject matter has been of interest to me for years I grew up in a suburb of Boston the stories were intriguing Perhaps the best part was the end, where a psychologist kind of makes sense of it all the abused staying with abusers, the resigned attitudes, the fierce loyalties and the rampant drug abuse I m amazed that these women survived the The subject matter has been of interest to me for years I grew up in a suburb of Boston remember the forced busing crisis, the headlines about Whitey Bulger, and the crimes written about in the papers The writing of this book was OK the stories were intriguing Perhaps the best part was the end, where a psychologist kind of makes sense of it all the abused staying with abusers, the resigned attitudes, the fierce loyalties and the rampant drug abuse I m amazed that these women survived their lives in South Boston, given what they witnessed and experienced Interesting story of 6 women living in Southie during and after the reign of Whitey Bulger. What is it like to grow up in a tough neighbourhood and be proud of it To not betray its people and to hold certain standards as best practice In the now gentrified area these folks once knew as Southie , crime, right choices, high standards held complicated meanings for women navigating crime bosses, drugs and change I loved the depiction of the honest women by an objective author.