My Name is Queena & I’m a Survivor

Welcome to my website! Over the last several years, I’ve battled some tough obstacles. It hasn’t been easy, but my fight goes on every day, as miracles continue to take place in me.

Many have followed my story over the years and have come to know me as the Bloomingdale Library Survivor. Their prayers, donations and support that have provided so much comfort to my family and me since my life took a different direction in April 2008.
 
I want to express my thanks to God and my amazing community for so much support, and offer this glimpse into my life to let everyone know how their prayers and support are making a difference in my recovery.
 
My sister Anna often refers to the quote from the Chaos Theory, “It has been said that something as small as the flutter of a butterfly's wing can ultimately cause a typhoon halfway around the world."
 
I’m on my way to becoming that typhoon!  Please share this website with your friends and family. I hope that they too will find inspiration and motivation from my story. 
 
Thank you for visiting and for your continued prayers and support!

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    obstacles, which knows triumph.
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