"We're looking at a lot of serious charges here . . ."
The state's attorney ran his fingers across the pages before him while reading the list of offenses Phil Hamman had committed. Hamman was headed down a dark road filled with violence, crime, and death. He was still reeling from a childhood spent with his dysfunctional family in an impoverished neighborhood where he faced bullies, met killers, learned to fist fight, and went home daily to a life of domestic abuse. He turned violent and angry, as well, having found a group of peers who only escalated the turmoil. Clashes with the police, multiple arrests, bribery, and assaults were their specialty. Until one fateful night, a meeting with destiny changed him forever, filling him with a determination that led to a thirty-year career working with some of the most troubled teenagers to right their own paths in life. disORDER will captivate readers with an unforgettable, fast-paced story of violence, then love and redemption. This memoir is a chilling yet heartwarming story of overcoming adversity.
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About the Author
PHIL HAMMAN is the author of Under the Influence and disORDER. No longer fighting in the streets, he has instead fought for the past 30 years to keep students in school and on the right path. He primarily works with teenagers who have behavior or conduct disorders.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Phil Hammond's story of overcoming a childhood of extreme violence is breathtaking. It will make you a believer in the human spirit and what faith in Jesus and dedicated educators can accomplish. A must read.