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Registration date : 2008-11-25

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PostSubject: The Ultimate Pursuit   The Ultimate Pursuit EmptyTue Feb 10, 2009 9:46 pm

I wrote this book about my life:

After high school graduation, Carl enlisted in the U.S. Navy, was assigned to Guam and there in a dorm found himself being offered heroin for the first time. After multiple refusals to get high, he gave in once, which launched a 15-year downward spiral in his life. Carl became entrenched in the drug world as a heroin and cocaine user, smuggling drugs and living only for his next fix.

Personal experiences are brought to life from inside his maximum-security prison. "Drugs took me where I did not want to go, made me stay there longer than I wanted to stay, demanding more of me than I wanted to give." He communicates what it felt like to be homeless, hopeless, and a convict lost on the very streets he grew up on. He did not care whether he lived or died... but a much higher power did.

When all hope was lost and it looked as if he would die a dope fiend, an old friend wrote him in a letter while in prison about a Christian program called Teen Challenge. Here he would be loved, taught the Bible, and how to live a life free from drugs and the horrible life he knew. This poignant, true-life story will grip your heart as you journey with a man on The Ultimate Pursuit.

Publisher: CSN Books, Dec. 2008

ISBN # 978-1-59352-384-8

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Abe F. March
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Registration date : 2008-01-26
Age : 81
Location : Germany

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PostSubject: Re: The Ultimate Pursuit   The Ultimate Pursuit EmptyTue Feb 10, 2009 10:04 pm

sounds like an interesting story. Wishing you all the best.
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