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How does a 300 lb guy run a marathon?
on April 4, 2009
Todd Starne's book is a scream! His style of writing is laced with great good humor, while wisdom and practical advise is mixed throughout. Todd also uses verses from the Bible to reinforce his stories. We watch him deal with a potential death sentence: a defective aortic valve; the beginning of a major weight loss program; the death of both his parents within a few years time; and preparation to run the New York Marathon. Although this sounds like a book of depressing events, Todd managers to bring a warmth and wit to the story. This is a fast read and one that make you wish there was more of the story when you reach the conclusion.