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Bob
Hi Sir good day.
Elyson Impass
How are you Sir Michael?
Fairgoer1248
What is your book all about? I just came in.
Bridgette Amelia
Is your book base on a true story?
Fairgoer1245
Oh, so it is quite different because your Mom is the alcoholic.
Wayne Banker
Is that your baby picture?
Fairgoer1245
Handsome young looking guy
Bridgette Amelia
Do you still meet some of your classmates?
Bob
what's the topic for today?
Elyson Impass
Oh, I can't wait to hear your story lines
Bridgette Amelia
How many books do you have?
Fairgoer1245
nice, How did you handle the situation?
Fairgoer1296
Hi Mike, Florine here! Nice presentation! I'm proud of you!!!
Wayne Banker
Aside from being an author what do you do?
Mike
Hi Mr. Sanborn smile Good to see you doing this presentation.
Fairgoer1296
So Mike, you believe that kids who has alcoholic parents can definitely recover?
Fairgoer1296
EDUCATION is the key!!! Nice!!!
Fairgoer1296
WOWWWW! Thanks for sharing Mike!!! Some of these details I dont know! I am so amazed!! Florine here...
Fairgoer748
what can you say to other teenagers who stopped from studying and make their parents as an excuse?
Bridgette Amelia
What is your presentation all about?
Fairgoer1296
Childhood experience is indeed important... and people around these kids can definitely shape their future Amazing Mike!!! too!!!
Fairgoer383
Just arrived here. What's with your powerpoint all about?
Fairgoer383
I will surely do. smile
Wayne Banker
yup, I will check your website later.
Fairgoer1296
YOU ARE DOING GREAT MIKE!!! Florine here..
Fairgoer1296
Clap clap clap with standing ovation!
Elyson Impass
Doing great sir! Thank you for your time too.
Fairgoer1296
Looking forward for another presentation!!!
Fairgoer1248
I like it, I will see you soon in your next live schedule.
Fairgoer1296
You look good especially when you smile, I told you that ! hehehheh! Florine
Bob
Hi! I notice in your presentation that you have a permanent brain damage and affects your eyesight. what happened by the way? if you don't mind.
Fairgoer748
I am also alcoholic but I managed to complete my college life. what can you advise to those who are still studying and drink and party a lot?
Fairgoer748
Thanks for the respond.
Howard Martin
Thank you so much for your time when can I see you again?
Robert
when did you decide to write this book?
Fairgoer713
Did you encounter some road blocks during the writing process?
Fairgoer963
Did you ever consider writing under a pseudonym
Fairgoer1390
What do you like to do when you’re not writing?
Fairgoer838
do you have author friends you get in touch with? Or author groups perhaps?
FAIRG0ER
can you give an advice to the younger generation who might be interested in writing?
Fairgoer383
did it take you a long time to do research for the topics you plan or writing about?
Howard Martin
do you plan on writing more books in the future?
Fairgoer838
Did you join some anti-violence groups and such to help other people who might be in the same situation?
Fairgoer1390
Can you share some signs and symptoms that you can check if you suspect someone is being neglected at home?
Fairgoer1425
who is the biggest supporter of your writing?
Fairgoer713
What advice can you give to people who might be listening right now, who are going through the same situation?
Mike
I'm proud of you Mr. Sanborn, Keep it up. Red here.
Robert
what did you do when it got too painful while writing about it?
Fairgoer838
Are you akso fibr off reading autobiograpies?
Robert
*Are you also fond of reading autobiographies?
Fairgoer713
Do you have social media pages where people can find you?
Fairgoer1390
What action would you doif you see someone on that situation?
Fairgoer838
Speaking of books, do you have a favorite genre?
Allan
What was your hardest part to write?
Fairgoer1510
Has writing and publishing a book changed the way you see yourself?
Allan
Who has been the biggest supporter of your writing?
FAIRG0ER
Does writing energize or exhaust you?
Fairgoer1189
My name is Dr. Sun and I have the books The hANDBOOK of Sexuality and The TRUE Face of Health Reform under the Educational tab. Do you respond during the chats?
Fairgoer383
is there a days that you want to runaway from your home?
Fairgoer748
But do you drink alcoholic beverage when you grew up?
Fairgoer383
Living in a county really has a lot of exotic animals
Fairgoer748
so what is your greatest lesson in life?
Fairgoer383
can you make the picture bigger?
Fairgoer748
ooppss, I think someone is calling. hahaha
Fairgoer383
what is your favorite baseball team before?
Fairgoer1955
First time here. You sound interesting.
Fairgoer1955
Nice covers, i love the one in the left.
Fairgoer1956
Now, i'm missing my siblings.
Fairgoer1956
Who made those covers?
Fairgoer1955
It's amazing that you can still recall the past😔
Fairgoer1955
Have any of this book been made into audiobooks?
Fairgoer1961
Hi mike. Did you had any challenges when writing your books?
Fairgoer1962
What is your advice to the younger police officers today?
Fairgoer1962
I just don't see the cops as the one serving, instead they are now using their position to harras an ordinary citizen. Sad
Fairgoer1955
What is police brutality for you? I mean why is it happening.
Mira
Some of our police officers is not using there proffesion to serve people instead they use there power to abuse the rights of the people. In my own opinion and base on experience.
Mira
"Profession"
Mira
Honestly, I don't have 100% trust with policeman. Not to generalize but mostly.
Mira
That is why I really salute to other police that sincerely served and protect our country.
Mira
Actually, I respect ARMY more than the cops.
Mira
MILITARY ARMY
Mira
Did you heard about EJK?
Mira
Extra Judicial Killings?
Fairgoer1919
Worst, Some cops are protecting drug dealers.
Fairgoer1919
Why is the title PATCHWORK?
Fairgoer1921
Do you have a pet now?
Fairgoer1955
Nice Old photo. Brings me back in the old days werein life isn't all about internet s**t
Fairgoer2073
do you suffer any abuse from an alcoholic person?
Mira
As a cop do you always received death threats?
Fairgoer1669
Whats the hardest part of being a cop?
Mira
What is the reason you quit the job? Did you quit or retired?
Mira
Why you choose that title?
Fairgoer1955
What is your greatest failure as a cop and what did you learn from it
Mira
If we say collateral damage, that is surely very complicated.
Fairgoer1669
When were you most satisfied in your job?
Mira
Did you regret that you quit your job as a cop?
Mira
How did you cope up with that collateral damage youve made?
Fairgoer2078
You're now a teacher, any plans of writing a childrens book?
Mira
As a teacher are you handling preschoolers, Highschool or College Students?
Mira
Was your transition from cop to teacher hard?
Mira
I mean is it hard?
Fairgoer2078
Tell me about your teaching philosophy?
Fairgoer2158
Nice Cop Topic...hmm
Fairgoer2158
Lots of us dont trust Cop no more.
Fairgoer2150
Have you already killed someone in your duty as a cop?
Fairgoer2150
Did you reached a higher position as a policeman?
Marco
Why did you decide to write a cop story? What was your inspiration?
Fairgoer2150
If ever given a chance to go back as a cop , would you accept the offer again? Detectives for me are cool!
Fairgoer991
Any advise or words to those who are an aspiring policeman?
Fairgoer2162
What is the biggest take away of your book?
Fairgoer2160
Lots of short stories, i guess.
Fairgoer2128
I think we can talk all night. Im having fun here. Cheers!
Fairgoer2128
Any regrets of your childhood?
Fairgoer2246
that's an interesting book title and cover. is there a story behind the title and cover?
Fairgoer2185
How many books have you written?
Fairgoer2246
In your opininon, would you believe that alcholism is one of the causes of crimes today?
Fairgoer1451
What was your most difficult experience being in the police?
Fairgoer2185
Was there a time that you had to lie or not say the whole truth?
Fairgoer1451
What about the happiest and most gratifying moment before as a police?
Fairgoer1451
What is the presentation about? Sorry came in late. I see earliest, preschool years on the screen
Fairgoer2185
What can you say about the justice system of the US?
Fairgoer2307
Cover looks very nice! Who made it? Is it you?
Tyron Cal
In your opinion, what do you think is the best prevention for alcoholism?
Fairgoer2312
How doest alcohol drinking affects your family?
Fairgoer2313
What do you say to those who you caught driving under the influence of alcohol? Do you share your story to them too?
Fairgoer2313
Crazy question, what do they drink? Your parents?
Fairgoer2313
Oh.. you just mentioned.LOL
Fairgoer2277
That is so sweet that you still have their photo.
Fairgoer2277
Oh, that's sad.
Fairgoer2277
Do you miss your mom?
Fairgoer2313
How it all started? Is there a reason why she is like that?
Fairgoer2308
There's always a reason why people are addicted to alcohol.
Fairgoer2308
Did you try to send her to rehab?
Fairgoer2308
I mean you became a police officer, you should have done something to save her
Fairgoer2308
I'm not trying to blame you. Just a curious mind, playing.
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An Alcoholic’s Collateral Damage

This is an accounting of the life my siblings and I endured at the loving hands of our alcoholic mother. We descended from being a very typical, middle class 1950s family to living in poverty as our mother’s alcoholism overpowered her and profoundly affected us. The book is divided into developmental stages that are normally distinguished by some rite of passage. After each section, I review the compounding damage as we progressed through our childhood. Our mother’s actions impacted our family life and our position in the community. My primary purpose is to help others similarly harmed, to validate what happened to them, and begin to understand their feelings. I hope so very much that I can positively influence alcoholics to understand, accept, and seek assistance to help their families.