When I set out to self-publish Zara’s Wash Day, I knew the story would be impactful. I have since discovered that the fact that I developed the story during the 2020 pandemic was a significant part of the backstory of the book. During the height of the pandemic, there was and continues to be an overwhelming surge of fear, anxiety and sadness as we were faced with the uncertainty of the Covid-19 virus, the sudden isolation and the racial reckoning in America and around the globe.

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