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    Jeff Benedict

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by: Jeff Benedict
Meet the Author
Jeff Benedict is an author, a special features writer for Sports Illustrated, and a television and film producer. His feature stories and essays have appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and in the pages of the New York Times and Los Angeles Times, as well as been the basis for segments on 60 Minutes, 20/20, 48 Hours, Good Morning America, and the Discovery Channel. He is a New York Times bestselling author who has written fifteen books on topics ranging from violence against women to a deadly E. coli outbreak to the discovery of a 10,000-year-0ld skeleton in North America. Jeff’s most recent book – The System: The Glory and Scandal of Big-Time College Football – is being developed into a television drama by Starz. Jeff is a producer and writer for the series. Jeff is also an executive producer on the forthcoming motion picture film “Little Pink House,” starring Catherine Keener and Jeanne Tripplehorn. The movie is based on Jeff’s book by the same title. Jeff has also written numerous autobiographies. My Name Used to be Muhammad – the autobiography of Muslim-turned-Christian Tito Momen – was a Book of the Year finalist in 2013. Jeff also wrote the forthcoming autobiography of Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young (Houghton Mifflin/October 2016). He is also a writer and creative consultant for NFL Films on a documentary based on Young’s autobiography that will air on the NFL Network in the Fall of 2016. Currently, Jeff is writing a biography on Tiger Woods for Simon & Schuster. His popular blog is at www.jeffbenedict.com. Jeff is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and he's a Distinguished Professor of Writing and Mass Media at Southern Virginia University. He is represented by Richard Pine at InkWell Management in New York City.
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About This Book

Jeff Benedict has seen both good and bad in his career as a journalist. Some of the best are the extraordinary people he has met who have made deliberate choices to live happier lives despite the extreme hardship that each of them have faced. Although life will knock us down from time to time, this book is an important reminder that we all can make a choice to get back up, brush ourselves off, and keep pressing forward.

  • Replace anger with forgiveness through studying the real-life examples of seven inspiring mentors.
  • Avoid discouragement by purposefully recognizing God’s hand in your life.
  • Diminish the heartache from tragedy through the concentrated act of serving others.
  • Gain insights from parents who were deliberate in safeguarding their children against harmful influences.
  • Stand strong through life’s adversity through the examples of powerful prayer.

ISBN: 9781629721545
Publisher: Shadow Mountain
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