Riveting | ‘My Life in Freedom: The Beauty of Liberty: A Memoir’

A Journey Like No Other …

In 1961, Sigrid Weidenweber fled Communist East Germany. Crossing the wall, she found the freedom she sought in the world of the West. In this engaging memoir, she describes her extraordinary journey of discovering the incredible value of liberty. Her new-found freedom enabled her to prosper, travel, and share her good fortune. From visiting the camps of freedom fighters in Afghanistan during the early 1980s to working with orphanages in Kenya, Sigrid’s story is one of both triumph and pain. She revels in the independence she found living in the United States, a unique freedom which allows her to share her privilege with the people of other nations.

From this accomplished fiction author comes a true story that is every bit as compelling as any fiction she ever penned.

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Sigrid Weidenweber
Born in Germany in 1941, columnist Sigrid Weidenweber remembers the horrific aftermath of Fascism.At the end of the war, she found herself living under Communism. Both of these totalitarian regimes left indelible marks on her psyche. She developed a healthy distrust of governments usurping too many powers in order to control people supposedly for their own good.
After the Berlin Wall was built, she managed to escape the repressive environment with the help of friends.She holds degrees in medical technology , psychology and an Honorary Doctor of Letters for her trilogy “The Volga Flows Forever.”
Three years ago the author moved from Portland, Oregon to Santa Rosa Valley,California. She has passionately embraced California, for her entire family also lives here.
She is a grandmother of two great boys, with whom she hikes and swims.She lectures on anthropological and historical subjects and actively supports the arts. For the symphony she raised funds with a monologue as Catherine the Great. 
At present she is writing a memoir of her childhood during WW II and her youth spent under the German communistic regime.

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