TRAUMA IS LITERALLY IN OUR BLOOD

Trauma is routinely passed from PERSON TO PERSON – and GENERATION TO GENERATION — through GENETICS, CULTURE, FAMILY STRUCTURES, and the BIOCHEMISTRY of the EGG, SPERM, and WOMB. TRAUMA IS LITERALLY IN OUR BLOOD. (Resmaa Menakem, Page 25)

“INTERGENERATIONAL TRAUMA”: “The Dutch Hunger Winter has proved unique in unexpected ways. Because it started and ended so abruptly, it has served as an unplanned experiment in human health. Pregnant women, it turns out, were uniquely vulnerable, and the children they gave birth to have been influenced by famine throughout their lives.”

“The Famine Ended 70 Years Ago, but Dutch Genes Still Bear Scars”
by Carl Zimmer, January 31, 2018, The New York Times

From My Grandmother’s Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Pathway to Mending Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa Menakem (Pages 25, Part 1: UNARMED and DISMEMBERED, Chapter 1: YOUR BODY AND BLOOD), #HowWeHeal Book Club Selection, Two 2nd Tuesdays, February through December, 6 to 7 pm, Zoom Meeting, Facebook Page, “People Demanding Justice Community Coalition,” Phoenix, Arizona

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