For anyone who is considering writing a book, you might want to read my personal account of what it is like to be stalked, and, for that stalker to find attorneys willing to file a frivolous lawsuit. -- Jean
Unfortunately, times have changed since I was a young girl. These days, most people whose work places them in the public eye attracts stalkers who become obsessed with them and their work. I attracted a stalker who also harasses the subjects of my books on many online forums. All of my book subjects are courageous people whom I have had the honor to write about and none deserve this treatment.
This stalker has many aliases, and here are a few which my attorneys and friends and I have uncovered:
I thought I would notify the readers of my books that anything you read about me, or the subjects of my book which has been signed off by the above (or any new aliases she might have assumed) is false.
While I'm certain that most would prefer a short explanation, it's difficult to make this brief. Here's how it came to be that I have been targeted by a woman I had never heard of over a manuscript I had never read.
In 1978, I applied through HCA in Nashville to work in Administration, in the Medical Affairs Department at a royal hospital in Saudi Arabia. In the beginning I enjoyed a great job being in charge of all the physician's meetings. Within a couple of years, I was promoted to a high-ranking position as Administrative Coordinator of Medical Affairs, working directly for the Saudi head of the hospital, Dr. Nizar Feteih. Dr. Feteih was very highly connected to the royal family, and in fact, was King Khalid's cardiologist. He was also very close personally to the king and to the Crown Prince (Fahd). Dr. Feteih was the brilliant son of a man who was closely attached to the royal family. As such, the royal family sent Dr. Feteih to the UK and later to the USA to obtain his medical degree. The Saudi royals were very proud of Dr. Feteih and his accomplishments and promoted him to run the #1 hospital in the kingdom at that time.
Yes, I did meet a number of royals: Almost immediately after arriving at the hospital, I received a number of invitations to attend various functions in Saudi homes, some of whom were members of the royal family. This was common in the early days when Saudi was in dire need of foreign assistance setting up their schools and hospitals. Sadly, this habit slowly ended as Saudis endured a number of disappointments in their friendships with westerners. I hear these days that few foreigners have the opportunity to socially meet with the royals, or even ordinary Saudis, for that matter. This is a great pity for such meetings created a lot of understanding between different cultures.
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