My orange duffel bag: a journey to radical change

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Abandoned at age 15, 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 in an orange duffel bag. Now, in this 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: http://www.youtube.com/watch'v=Z2r366n3rKE&feature=youtu.be My 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 60-year history to win an award. 2011 Merit Award for Editorial Design from HOW Magazine 2011 Benjamin Franklin Book Award Silver Medalist in both Self Help and Juvenile/Young Adult Nonfiction categories from the Independent Book Publishers Association 2011 IPPY Gold Medal from Independent Publishers Book Awards for Most Outstanding Design out of 4,000 entries from 14 countries 2011 National Indie Excellence Book Awards Winner in these two categories: New Non-Fiction and Young Adult Non-Fiction
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subject_facet Abused children -- United States -- Biography
Adult child abuse victims
Bracken, Sam -- Childhood and youth
College football players -- United States -- Biography
Positive psychology
Self-actualization (Psychology)
United States -- Biography
title_display My orange duffel bag : a journey to radical change
title_full My Orange Duffel Bag A Journey to Radical Change
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Positive psychology
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Self-actualization (Psychology)