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Vegas Girl: A Memior about surviving Sin CIty Sara Zimmerman

Vegas Girl: A Memior about surviving Sin CIty

Sara Zimmerman

Published June 18th 2016
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Las Vegas is a careless mistress, tempting and selfish in her ability to consume. I learned this at the age of thirteen when I moved to the city from a Sacramento suburb. I was ill equipped to battle the demons that awaited me there. Naively I... MoreLas Vegas is a careless mistress, tempting and selfish in her ability to consume. I learned this at the age of thirteen when I moved to the city from a Sacramento suburb. I was ill equipped to battle the demons that awaited me there. Naively I settled in and began to make it my home and began my teenage experience, treating the city as if it were any other.This is a true story about growing up in a place that I perceive as completely normal, just as a million other Las Vegas residents do. But that was a mistake, I let the city consume me and it was my fault for it never pretends to be anything other than the city of sin. But it is my home and although I have left it now it was always be as such. I came of age there and I became a teen mom there. This is the story of my normal.This memoir takes me through high school where I fell in love with a man who abused me, raped me and left me pregnant and alone, all before my junior year of high school, but it also the city where I found my strength, where I attended college and began raising my daughter