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Search for Happiness:My Journey from Darkness into the Light

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This is a feel good story of one man's life, my own. I felt compelled to write this to hopefully save many other people that suffer with this mental illness and the pain that I went through. I want everyone to know through reading this that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Today is not like the 1960's and 1970's when I grew up with it and one one talked about it.
This books starts out at the very beginning giving you a history of his family and the problems encountered from day one of his life.
It then take you on a roller coaster journey from first to twelfth grades, explaining all along the way the problems that I had with ADD and my parents thinking I had a reading problem in third grade. It also addresses behavioral issues that I exhibited. These were finally linked to the learning disorders, which resulted in depression in my later years.
I sense that my parents are doing the best that they feel is right for me but I never get the help that I need and at thirteen as I enter my teen years it starts going down hill like a snowball. I got into smoking and drugs to get the acceptance that I thought I needed.
I end up with a very real self esteem problems and start going to therapists at the age of fifteen and will continue to go on and off ever since. Suffering with ADD, I continuously start projects and never finish them. I move back and forth between the East and West coast looking for that something that is actually right within my grasp if I only looked inside.

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