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By Joe Putignano

Follow the writer as he is going on a harrowing trip from the U.S. Olympic education middle to homeless shelters to taking pictures heroin at the task to being declared useless. This tale is going past habit. it's in regards to the fragility and tenacity of the human spirit and the way that spirit can redeem each certainly one of us via supporting to push us in the course of the darkness, even if the darkness is from dying, divorce, or the ailment of addiction.

Acrobaddict is a narrative in regards to the shut dating among athletics and drug addiction—how an analogous strength, obsession, and commitment that could create an Olympic athlete may also create a homeless drug addict.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (Starred evaluation) After interpreting former Olympic gymnastics hopeful Putignano's sinister but intoxicating memoir of dependancy, restoration, and extra dependancy, you finish up feeling like certainly one of his closest acquaintances. The first-time writer, who now portrays Crystal guy in Cirque du Soleil's touring production...

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Acrobaddict

Stick with the writer as he is going on a harrowing trip from the U.S. Olympic education heart to homeless shelters to taking pictures heroin at the activity to being declared useless. This tale is going past dependancy. it's concerning the fragility and tenacity of the human spirit and the way that spirit can redeem every one among us through supporting to push us in the course of the darkness, even if the darkness is from dying, divorce, or the sickness of habit.

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Thank you Dr. Sanjay Gupta, for your kindness and humility, and for allowing me to get my story out to other addicts in need of help. Thank you Matt Sloane, for your friendship, support, and trust throughout this entire process. Thank you Mike Ruiz, for your incredible talent, kindness, and support. Thank you Scott Marrs, for your friendship and inspirational spiritual talks. Thank you Jeff Lund, for the friendship and spiritual support. Thank you Matt Tanzer, for your friendship, patience, and understanding throughout some of my darkest moments.

With dirty blonde hair pulled back in a tight bun, she looked like an elf, making my whole fantasy illusion much easier. She smelled of anger and discontent, and I often felt that she singled me out because she herself had lost her own dreams, and I was a reminder of the road less traveled. I was that single, burning fire in a forest that she could not extinguish, and the flickering of my flames scorched her inner child’s dream. She eventually telephoned my mother to ask her why I was so unfocused in the classroom.

Thank you Joseph Burgess, for standing by me through my very worst and very best times. Thank you Dr. Sanjay Gupta, for your kindness and humility, and for allowing me to get my story out to other addicts in need of help. Thank you Matt Sloane, for your friendship, support, and trust throughout this entire process. Thank you Mike Ruiz, for your incredible talent, kindness, and support. Thank you Scott Marrs, for your friendship and inspirational spiritual talks. Thank you Jeff Lund, for the friendship and spiritual support.

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