Roots & Wings: A Memoir portrays the decade-long journey of a young Greek woman who perseveres despite having PTSD.
With humor, humility, and hope, Demetra captures the underworld of trauma and the resilience of the human spirit.
Roots & Wings is a deeply affecting true story of a young woman who faces profound personal challenges and battles to recover her confidence and sense of self. Returning early from a study abroad program, Demetra finds herself struggling with illness and isolation, with few avenues for help. Demetra’s theatre background and a fierce tenacity, along with her Greek heritage, ultimately help her to embrace the process of healing. While this amazing story is a triumph of persistence, it is also a rare opportunity to reflect on the complex connections between mental and physical health.