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True Strength: My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal--and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

15 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

Truly Inspirational

What a treat this book is.  It is refreshing to read about the life of a celebrity that is inspirational and not just sensational. Sorbo is a normal guy.  He does not have inner demons, drug addictions a whacked-out ego or some superficial issue that is more important t...
What a treat this book is.  It is refreshing to read about the life of a celebrity that is inspirational and not just sensational. Sorbo is a normal guy.  He does not have inner demons, drug addictions a whacked-out ego or some superficial issue that is more important to himself than the rest of us.  What he does have is a blessed life.  He is blessed with the things that really matter in life; his inner strength, his ability to overcome in the face of calamity, his humor and above all else, his loving family.  His tragedy was not self-afflicted, it was real.  This is a real story about a real person.  Thankfully.  With the bookshelves packed with egotistical garbage or sensationalized stories, this book is a welcomed change.  It is witty, heartfelt, exciting and above all else, inspirational.  It hits home to those of us who have suffered losses or tragedies of our own.  It speaks to what is important in life.

I would, by all means, recommend this book.  Nothing beats a well told true story and for that this book is as good as it gets.

posted by LoudBlackCat on October 15, 2011

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Down to earth, lots of insight.

This is not a Hollywood drama. This is a down to earth story about a man who was brought down a level or two the hard way. Even though there are times when Kevin seems to whine about his situation, he needs the life lessons brought about by his illness to truely underst...
This is not a Hollywood drama. This is a down to earth story about a man who was brought down a level or two the hard way. Even though there are times when Kevin seems to whine about his situation, he needs the life lessons brought about by his illness to truely understand the real riches he has in life...a strong, good hearted wife and his three adoring children. Not many people are often given the gift of this insight with such a happy ending. It is a good quick read, only took me a day, but made me respect him much more than before.

posted by MN-MRS on November 26, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2012

    Did not receive this book

    How can I review a book if I did not receive it.

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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