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CalmandStrong: Some People Walk in Each Other's Shoes... I Carry Mine

On Monday, Jan. 30th I decided to write a book about my experiences and realities of being a two-time cancer survivor and hip amputee. Over the years, people here and there always suggested I should write a book.

I always put it on the back burner because I was focused on being the best inspirational speaker I could be, and I wasn’t sure how I was going to start it. On Jan. 30th, I started to just write and putting my story on paper came to me effortlessly.

A lot of the information that I needed was already on my website or in my PowerPoint Presentation, which made it easier for me to go back to those dark times in my life and explain my feelings, thoughts and reactions while dealing with cancer as a teenager.

While writing, everything poured out of me and I was able to be descriptive about how I felt when I first heard that I was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma, when I had to get a knee replacement, when I had lung cancer and when I had to get my leg amputated when I was 17 years old in 2003.

My book is mostly done, and I just have to interview some family members who were around during my darkest days. I believe it would be great to get their perspective about my cancer ordeal.

Since this Monday, Jan. 30th, I’ve written 29 pages. I decided to start the introduction of the book when I first got diagnosed, which was in 1999. I chose to conclude it in 2013, which is exactly 14 years, and I was 14 years old when I was first diagnosed.

In the book, I speak on everything that affected me positively or negatively. For instance, I speak about my experience with having knee cancer two-times, having a knee replacement, having lung cancer, getting my right leg amputated, sports, education, music, mentorship and video games.

To check out a sample of my book on my website, click here:

Be sure to check out my Speech and PowerPoint Presentation videos at my Official YouTube Channel here:

Be sure to look out for more updates!!!

* I received another e-mail Feb. 3rd from SRL Networks stating that they started my social media boost campaign. This consists of:

• Giving CalmandStrong a Social Media Boost to stand out, reach even more people, get more views and ultimately, gain more exposure.

• Reach over 10,000 more fans directly on Social Media so that they can share my content and make it go viral. They will create a dedicated post on their Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and other social media pages and promote it to achieve maximum exposure for 7 days.

• My post will remain on SRL Networks social media pages indefinitely so that it can be visible to new fans as their following grows, giving me a lifetime social media promotion for my project.

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