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Oct 05, 2010
| ISBN 9780451231833
Oct 06, 2009
| ISBN 9781101145302
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Oct 05, 2010 | ISBN 9780451231833
Oct 06, 2009 | ISBN 9781101145302
The star of HBO’s Generation Kill and the real-life warrior from the New York Times bestseller presents his empowering philosophy. In his publishing debut, Rudy Reyes introduces his warrior philosophy of “Hero Living”: part Homer, part Joseph Campbell, part Bruce Lee, and part Spider-Man. He outlines the various stages in the journey to bring forth the hero within: recognizing the hero’s call, following the hero’s path, and returning from the battlefield with the hero’s hard- earned wisdom. Taking readers step-by-step through his program, Reyes draws from his own heroic story of how he triumphed over his harrowing childhood experiences of poverty and abandonment. Rather than giving up hope, he heeded the hero’s call to live up to his full potential-first as a martial-arts champion, then as an elite warrior in the mountains of Afghanistan and sands of Iraq, and finally in his post-Marines life as a personal trainer, actor, and motivational speaker.
Rudy Reyes served three tours of duty with the marines, first in Afghanistan immediately after 9/11, then in the invasion of Iraq in 2003, and finally in Fallujah in 2004–05. After leaving the Marine Corps with honors, he went on… More about Rudy Reyes
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