My First VLOG

Last month, my dear friends at the Bill Diamond Studios invited me to come up and record some of my thoughts about my upcoming book, The Way of Being Lost: A Road Trip to My Truest Self, which will be out next month on Valentine's Day.

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Now That My Role Model is Gone

“Who’ll be my role model now that my role model is gone?” - Paul Simon

I grew up in a decade in which young people distrusted anyone over thirty. I grew up with a president vilified by much of America. I grew up in a town where people cursed and lied and hid secrets in broad daylight.

I grew up on the back lots of movie studios where the wholesome television shows like The Waltons and Happy Days were filmed. I knew those shows were make-believe, and that the war protesters and bra burners I saw on television were the real America. But despite growing up surrounded by all that paradox, I was still brought up to believe in the basic moral compass of our country and the decency and goodness of every single human being.

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