One man’s journey to learn his roots

By Sharyn Alden
Special to The Freeman

Author to discuss book in Oconomowoc

OCONOMOWOC — Imagine living for decades not knowing who you really were, constantly feeling like part of your identity was missing.

For David B. Bohl, author of the memoir “Parallel Universes,” it wasn’t until he
started uncovering secrets of his past that he began to recover from trauma and addiction.… Read the rest

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Electric Eighteen Interview #36: Lora Hyler

Happy Wednesday, my Electric friends! This week’s interview features two authors with books for younger readers coming out in less than a month, ahhh! Let’s dive right into their spacey, super-powered adventures.

Author-Illustrator Jonathan Roth is a public elementary school art teacher who lives in Rockville, Maryland, with his wife, two kitties and three (or more) bicycles.… Read the rest

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A World Series champion will talk about his struggles with addiction at this Middletown event

Rick McCrabb
Journal-News Middleton

Darryl Strawberry, once a feared slugger for the New York Mets and Yankees before addictions derailed his 17-year Major League Baseball career, now is an evangelical born-again Christian who travels giving his testimony.

Strawberry, 55, and his wife, Tracy, will be keynote speakers next month at Epidemic of Hope, an event planned in response to Ohio’s opioid crisis.

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Trump calls up baseball great Darryl Strawberry to fight opioid crisis

The Washington Times – Thursday, February 22, 2018

President Trump has enlisted former New York Mets All-Star Darryl Strawberry in the offensive against opioid addiction.

Mr. Strawberry, whose Christian faith helped him beat a personal struggle with drug abuse and opioid addiction, was at the White House with other faith leaders Thursday for a meetings with administration officials.… Read the rest

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Darryl Strawberry shares his addiction story

Former Met Darryl Strawberry shares his story of addiction and recovery in Queens

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Darryl Strawberry Speaks About Addiction

Darryl Strawberry doesn’t look back at baseball as he discusses his new book, facing addiction

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Darryl Strawberry Triumphs Over Addiction

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Darryl Strawberry’s New Calling… Read the rest

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Darryl Strawberry in “Recovery Today” Magazine

Interviewed by Actor / Director Daniel Baldwin

Darryl Strawberry is one of the greatest to ever play the game of baseball. He may also be one of the greatest, most approachable men we’ve met and certainly his personal story of tragedy, hope, redemption and victory is one of the most inspiring we’ve heard.… Read the rest

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Daily Mail Article on Darryl Strawberry

Former Mets slugger Darryl Strawberry opens up about having sex BETWEEN INNINGS and how his wife saved him from a crack house 14 years ago

  • Former Mets slugger Darryl Strawberry opens up about having sex BETWEEN INNINGS and how his wife saved him from a crack house 14 years ago
  • Strawberry enlisted locker room attendants to entice women to meet him for a tryst in the team clubhouse before the right fielder would return to the game
  • As Strawberry explained, his coaches and teammates would ‘cover’ for him when he was having sex between innings .
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Margaret Goss is 2017 WINNER in Visionary Fiction, America’s Best Book Awards

THE UNCOMMITTED, Goss’s debut novel, is the Winner of the 2017 America’s Best Book Award for Visionary Fiction and finalist in both Cross Genre (America’s Best Book Awards) and Horror (Next Generation Indie Book Awards). Fans of Brown’s “Da Vinci Code,” Matheson’s “What Dream’s May Come” and Peretti’s “This Present Darkness” will also love, “The Uncommitted.”… Read the rest

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Darryl Strawberry and Jimmy Fallon

Darryl Strawberry on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Major League Baseball All-Star Darryl Strawberry has triumphed … not only on the baseball diamond, but in life.

Strawberry will be appearing Wednesday, November 15th on Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to share his story of  story of childhood abuse, anxiety, drug and alcohol addiction, and ultimately, recovery, with easy-to-understand explanations of addiction from trained professionals.… Read the rest

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