Lake Charles native Carmeletta Joseph releases a great book of courage and dispair with the release of her first inspirational Autobiographical book "Drowning In Silence. The book" details her life while being in an abusive relationship and the courage it took to get out of the relationship.

The book is currently available everywhere books are sold and she will also be doing more in stores for those who would like to come out and meet Carmeletta and purchase the book.

Carmeletta is also organizing an event that will be held on Saturday September 28th at Opelousas Street Park 599 August Street in Lake Charles.All vendors are welcomed to attend and also if you would like to be a contributor or sponsor for the event. Please reach out to Carmeletta at drowninginsilencedv@yahoo.com or make donations here.