Speaker: Charita Brown

Charita Brown


Author, Defying the Verdict: My Bipolar Life

Charita Cole Brown was diagnosed with a severe form of bipolar disorder while finishing her final semester at Wesleyan University. Doctors predicted she would never lead a “normal” life. Despite that pessimistic prognosis and because she sought treatment, Charita went on to marry, raise a family, earn a master’s degree in teaching and enjoy a fulfilling career in education. Her powerful story is chronicled in her debut book, Defying the Verdict: My Bipolar Life (Curbside Splendor Publishing, 2018).

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