I am a husband and father of three children. I come from a mixed family of eight kids. I have worked hard all my life and have been compelled to write my life story for many years. The events that have occurred over the last few years, prompted me to do so.
What's the story behind your latest book?
When my niece Jeanette past away, I felt a sense of urgency to not only share her story, but our story. Child abuse is horrible, so the more people are aware of it and can notice signs, the quicker they can help a child out of that situation. For those who have lived in it, They will vouch for me.
What was it like to grow up without a mother in your life?
Probably the worst thing that could happen to a child. When you are a child your mom is your backbone, unfortunately most children do not know this. I never knew this because my mom was murdered when was a 1 year old. Moms understand the things that dads do not. Dads can teach you how to be tough, or hide your fears, but moms teach you to own who you are. Moms are, in my opinion, the most honest to their children. They hold nothing back. They teach you that it is ok to be vulnerable to life situations. For those children that have their mother in their lives, appreciate your mom!!! You could never imagine life without her. TRUST ME
When my mother's body was found dumped on the side of a river road, I was just a year old. As difficult as that was to deal with, the child abuse we would endure made things that much worse. But when my sister brutally murdered her 15 year old daughter in 2009, I realized just how much worse our upbringing was for her. Come read what happened inside our walls.