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The book “I Don't Look Like What I've Been Through” by Deborah Thomas is an on- time testament of the healing power of God, walking by faith, and refusing to live in fear and silence. This book is for all women, but especially our African-American sisters. We fulfill so many roles whether at home or in our jobs or careers. Too often we care for others more than ourselves. In these pages lies a wake-up call for us to listen to our bodies and take action for our health and well-being.


My mother-in-law was a breast cancer survivor who lived to be 82 years young. Her latter years were her best years. She was a survivor.  Deborah and the women who share their stories are survivors-- and so are you.


Deborah Washington Thomas is a native Floridian. Born and raised in Carver Ranches.  She is the daughter of the late Alfonsa and Sarah Washington. She was a member of Greater Ward Chapel until she moved to Orlando, Florida. She is the mother of three children Marlese, Sean and LaTasha. 


She is a graduate of Columbia College with a bachelor’s in Business Administration/Management. She also has a Masters Degree in Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary.  She’s a member of Advancing the Kingdom Ministries where she is under the ministry of Pastor Clarence Oliver.

She recently retired from Central Florida Regional Transportation where she served as a Transportation Supervisor/Facilitator and as a professor at Strayer University.  In her spare time, you can find her involved in numerous organizations where her skills and ministry are needed. She currently owns a consulting business which enables her to enhance leadership skills in ministry. She is also added another accolade; she has become an author. Her book title, “I Don’t Look Like What I’ve Been Through,” is available now.  Deborah is a person who loves the Lord. Her goal is to win souls for Christ and help others reached what they are called to be in Christ.

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