By Roland Vandal,Carlene Rummery
Having been sexually abused by way of a boxing trainer as a young person, and never figuring out who to belief or inform, Roland Vandal came across solace in medicinal drugs and alcohol. His conflict with dependancy, and his unwillingness to talk of his demons, ended in failed relationships, undesirable offerings, crime, hassle with the legislations, and PTSD. After an evening of partying with pals in 2001, Roland discovered himself on my own in a Winnipeg resort and tried suicide. whilst he woke, affected by guilt and disgrace at what he'd performed, he knew he had hit backside. He dialled the telephone and sought help
Clean and sober for over a decade, Roland is now dwelling a lifestyles he by no means dreamed attainable. packed with moments of humour, sorrow, melancholy, and overcome adversity, Off the Ropes tells his tale within the uncooked, from the abuse, to his addictions, to his successes in enterprise and as a motivational speaker and advocate.
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