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Before becoming America's first-ever female network chief meteorologist or appearing on Dancing with the Stars, ABC News's Ginger Zee checked herself into a mental health hospital.
Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I Am One. is Ginger's heartbreaking, hilarious, and harshly honest life story - from Dickhead's (you won't soon forget that name) deck on Lake Michigan to her storm-chasing dream at ABC News.
Ginger opens up about her lifelong battle with crippling depression, her romances that ranged from misguided to dangerous, and her tumultuous professional path. This cyclone of stories may sound familiar to some - it's just that Ginger's personal tempests happened while she was covering some of the most devastating storms in recent history, including a ferocious tornado that killed a legend in the meteorology field.
She also canceled her first wedding - twice - because she finally listened to her inner voice, which was saying, This isn't right, but then she happened to fall in love with her gay best friend. Yes, twice. Yes, gay.
On the sunny side, this book is for all the mistake makers who have learned to forgive others and themselves - even in the aftermath of man-made, or in this case Ginger-made, disasters. It's a story that every young woman should read, a story about finding love in the world and finding it in yourself.
Beloved by Good Morning America's audience, Ginger is a daily presence for millions. She's gained fame for her social media presence, which is as unfiltered as Natural Disaster - from baby barf to doggy doo-doo. She's shattered the glass ceiling for women in meteorology but admits here first she's the one natural disaster she couldn't have forecast.
©2017 Ginger Zee (P)2017 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.
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3 out of 5 stars
By BJ on 12-25-17

This is about Depression?

Ginger is a good storyteller and her rise to success is a good read. But her premise that she wants to help people with depression through the telling of her story dealing with it is misleading.
She glosses over her attempted suicide and admission to an inpatient psych facility as if they were just two of many exciting events she covered for the news. There is no depth, no feeling or emotion and certainly no insight for anyone else to learn from.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anne M. Reinhart on 01-24-18

My life in Ginger’s eyes...kind of

My life parallels Ginger’s life in so many ways! Thank you Ginger for letting me know we can be a natural disaster but still a successful persons. From the always moving childhood, to the refuse to be in my own adulthood, to the days upon days in a mental hospital, to bring me any idea of adventure I am fearless: I could relate. I haven’t found my perfect happiness but my drive to accomplish goals will get me there. My struggles with whether I belong in this earth or with my God in Heaven will undoubtably always remain. Thank you for your story! May God bless you and Keto you safe!

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