Aigul Aubanova: originally from Kazakhstan, brings a broader cross-cultural perspective to her independent research in the field of parenting ethics, the ideas of which are rooted in the philosophy of internal freedom. Her ideas are inspired by the book Parenting For Everyone by Simon Soloveychik, which she and her husband translated into English in 2006.
Victor Dull: from New Stuyahok, Alaska, has been a counselor for the past 16 years, specializing in adolescent mental health and substance abuse issues. Victor uses various modalities in his practice as a counselor, including the philosophical concepts addressed by Mr. Soloveychik. Victor has discovered that the concept of dignity in particular, seems to strike a cord in teenagers.
The couple lives in Keizer, Oregon. Visit their website Dignity-Whats-That-Sam.com
The story is about a teenager who runs away from home toward adventures. On his way he discovers the truth about his dignity. With the help of a stranger and circumstances the boy is forced to ask himself such questions as what is the truth about me, what is my price, what is intelligence and what has dignity to do with anything.