About the Author
My name is Michael A. Bostick and I was born on January 16th, 1961, in The Bronx, New York. I lost my mother and father at the ages of 6 and 7 respectively by the hands of violence. I am the oldest of three and since I was raised in Jersey City by my grandparents in a dysfunctional environment, this sets the tone in my struggle to find myself.
I moved to Poughkeepsie, New York, at the age of 11. I did well in sports and school and became the Vice-President of my Senior Class in 1978. I'm a Naval Veteran and father of three and received a Degree in Micro-computer Systems Management.
I had the misfortune of repeating my past by living the dysfunctional life only to triumph with the blessing of three beautiful children. Now, I am able to hold my head up and be called "a man."
I currently reside in Menands, New York and coach the 7th and 8th grade boy's basketball team, while holding a position as a Network Support/Analyst II technician.