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Success or Failure: You Decide

Success or Failure: You Decide

by Audel Acevedo
Success or Failure: You Decide

Success or Failure: You Decide

by Audel Acevedo


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The main mission of this book, Success or Failure:
You Decide, is to help you become a better person,
and keep you from making the common mistakes many young people make. This book intends to help you avoid some of life's obstacles, help you succeed, inspire you to act and take action,
motivate, guide and encourage you to take charge of your life, help you become more independent,
and guide you to make better decisions. This book will help you discover yourself, the real you. Discover what your mission in life is, teach you to live life with purpose and meaning. Success or Failure, You Decide has basic answers to life's simple questions, things that we should already know, but maybe nobody has taught us. It is your
"How to manual" for life.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781936885176
Publisher: Latino Book Publisher
Publication date: 07/08/2016
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Audel Acevedo was born in 1965 in a palm tree hut in a little town in the state of Colima, in Western Mexico. The hut had a dirt floor, and lacked basic services such as running water and electricity. He was one of thirteen children, and was born in extreme poverty. His health was so precarious his family thought he would not survive his first year.
His family immigrated to the United States when he was eight years old. He attended school from fifth to eighth grade in Mesa, Arizona. He was always placed in special education classes because his teachers thought he was "dumb" or "mentally retarded." For his classmates, he was the "dumb kid" who could never get any answers right, and they would laugh at him and his "silly" answers. Eventually he dropped out of school to work as a busboy to help his mother who had separated from his father.
Acevedo reflects on his life and accomplishments:
"I have never allowed my past to determine my future, or someone else's opinion of me to define who I am. Even though the odds were stacked against me, I have achieved every goal I set out to achieve, and made each and every one of my dreams come true. And now it's time for me to share what I have learned, and how I managed to overcome and succeed in the face of adversity. I always was what I wanted to be. Everything I set my mind to, I accomplished through persistence and hard work. Some may think I am intelligent, but I am not; I am persistent.
"You too can accomplish whatever you set your mind to. You too can overcome whatever circumstances you may face in life. Whatever you can conceive and believe, you can achieve."

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