Formerly a neurosurgeon at Emory University before cross training to become a shuttle astronaut. Original founder of Habitat for Humanity, recipient of congressional medal of honor, two silver stars and a Cable Ace award for short documentary on world peace. Inventor of Teflon, the 911 Interface system and the little red Take-A-Number dispenser.
Personal observations and rants simmered in satire, basted in truth and served on a bed of blanched cynicism. If we can't make fun of ourselves, just who can we make fun of? That's a rhetorical question of course, stated to test your qualifications before reading this book.
This is the story about an important piece of my life. It is not just about suicide, but rather the events immediately after my attempt to end my life. Have you ever wondered what goes through someone’s mind when they make that decision? At that moment are they happy? Are they sad? What does it feel like? Do they have second thoughts? This book gives you my answers to those questions.