My Orange Duffel Bag by Sam Bracken

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Abandoned at age fifteen, Sam Bracken battled homelessness, poverty, and abuse to successfully earn a full-ride football scholarship to the Georgia Institute of Technology. When he left for college, everything he owned fit into an orange duffel bag. Now, in his award-winning illustrated memoir and road map to personal transformation, Sam shares his story as well as everything he's learned about overcoming the odds and radically changing his life so that you can create positive, lasting change of your own. With My Orange Duffel Bag, you'll have the inspiration, motivation, and tools to realize your potential and achieve your dreams.Watch the video: youtube.com/watch?v=Z2r366n3rKE&feature=youtu.beMy Orange Duffel Bag Award Highlights: 2011 Outstanding Book of the Year in Young Adult/Children's from the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the first self-published book in the organization's sixty-year history to win an award.2011 Merit Award for Editorial Design from HOW magazine2011 Benjamin Franklin Book Award Silver Medalist in both Self-Help and Juvenile/Young Adult Nonfiction categories from the Independent Book Publishers Association2011 IPPY Gold Medal from Independent Publishers Book Awards for Most Outstanding Design out of four thousand entries from fourteen countries2011 National Indie Excellence Book Awards Winner in these two categories: New Nonfiction and Young Adult Nonfiction. Books on goal setting
 

About Sam Bracken

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SAM BRACKEN is general manager of FranklinCovey Media Publishing and spokesperson for the Orange Duffel Bag Foundation. ECHO GARRETT, a journalist with thirty years' experience, cofounded the Orange Duffel Bag Foundation and works to support its mission.
 
Published June 19, 2012 by Crown Archetype. 200 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help. Non-fiction

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