Chapter 1 – The Back Story

“So does this mean I get another Make A Wish trip!?” “No. Sorry. You only get one Make A Wish.”

My Interview With A 3rd Grade Classroom

"There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure." - Paulo Coelho

Chapter 34 – Wild Goose Chase

After 43 hours of travel, we’re dropped off on the side of the road at 3am. No idea where in Thanh Hoa we are.

Chapter 19 – You Don’t Know, What You Don’t Know

Even though affirmation was the root of my performance, neediness, and seeking the approval of my peers - no one had ever called me out on it. Even if I knew it somewhere deep inside me, I’d never named it before…at least not that bluntly.

Chapter 18 – A is for Affirmation. C is for Cancer. P is for Performance.

I got good at being on stage. At some point I loved it. At others, I hated it. It some ways affirmation, or being the center of attention, was another drug in system. One I knew how to administer myself.