Ashley Rhodes-Courter Book- Three Little Words: A Memoir

“Sunshine, you””re my baby and I””m your only mother. You must mind the one taking care of you, but she””s not your mama.” Ashley Rhodes-Courter spent nine years of her life in fourteen different foster homes, living by those words. As her mother spirals out of control, Ashley is left clinging to an unpredictable, dissolving relationship, all the while getting pulled deeper and deeper into the foster care system.

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Painful memories of being taken away from her home quickly become consumed by real-life horrors, where Ashley is juggled between caseworkers, shuffled from school to school, and forced to endure manipulative,humiliating treatment from a very abusive foster family. In this inspiring, unforgettable memoir, Ashley finds the courage to succeed – and in doing so, discovers the power of her own voice.


Bestselling author of “Three Little Words”, Inspiration & quintessential American success story
Ashley Rhodes-Courter is the quintessential American success story. Born in 1985 to a single teen mother, by the age of 3 she was in Florida’s foster care system where she spent almost ten years being shuttled between 14 homes – some quite abusive – before being adopted from a Children’s Home at the age of twelve. She would later chronicle her harrowing story in the New York Times Bestseller Three Little Words which is currently being adapted into a major motion picture starring Reese Witherspoon, Amanda Seyfried and directed by James Mangold.

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