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Author Wayne James Sheppard takes us on a journey of interwoven past and present lives in Burden of Privilege:The Secret Life of Geoffrey Collins, a story of mystery, struggle, love and hope.
   In 1942 only months before his passing, the great scientist George Washington Carver imparts secrets of monumental importance for a future earth to his young beloved student Leopa Williams. Many decades later, Dr. Williams a Tuskegee University professor emerita discovers Geoffrey Collins, a visiting young botany professor from U Davis in California to be the reincarnation of Dr. Carver. When she reveals her discovery to Collins, he responds with resistance and panic as his heretofore undisturbed, charmed life is thrown into uncontrollable turmoil. A series of haunting dreams, mysterious outof body experiences with a Mayan shaman, and other -wordly experiences are all events that will shape and condition Geoffrey and his fiancee' Eva, for their participation in an amazing world-wide Great Event. Burden of Privilege
leads the reader through an extraordinary odyssey of spiritual awakening, leaving that reader with unexpected resolve for active stewardship in helping cultivate a New Earth.