ISBN 978-0-6485862-6-5

Resilience: A Story of Survival

Resilience a story of survival is a compelling memoir. Shane’s message of hope, recovery, and resilience.

With the odds stacked against kids that come from being ‘State Wards’ – drugs, becoming a teenage parent, living a life of crime, prison and even death; Shane got out and worked towards obtaining a higher education that leads to a career as a Mental Health Nurse.

Shane is his own success story.

About the Author

Shane Bautista is a gay male who lives in Melbourne, Australia. He currently works as a Registered Nurse and has a passion in helping others. As a child, Shane was made a ward of the state and placed in foster care at the age of seven years old. Shane suffers from mental health issues with depression and anxiety. Sharing his story of survival growing up in care and becoming a success story by defeating the odds and having the resilience to have overcome many diversities in his life. Shane is a first time author. Completing his debut non-fiction novel, has been Shane’s biggest achievement yet. Shane’s memoir ‘Resilience: a story of survival’ is raw, confronting and inspirational.