This book contains inspirational stories from the life of a man who led a colorful life, daring to take the next step in search for adventures. These stories include:
Experiences as freedom fighter in the 1956 Hungarian student revolution, narrowly escaping execution;Living in refugee camps and daring to enter University as a high school dropout and succeeding in earning two college degrees;
Leading expeditions in the Amazon jungle, surviving attacks by wild animals and crew;
Travelling as research scientist and high tech entrepreneur throughout the world representing his adopted country (Canada);
Encounters with the KGB while visiting Soviet Union as member of a scientific delegation; and
Climbing up the ladder in service clubs to the position of District Governor, Kiwanis International.
The adventurous life was put on a temporary back burner when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. The author provides a unique perspective of the courageous battles he led in beating the big C and the changes of life styles that he had to implement in order to increase the odds in survival.
The stories in the book exemplify the saying: “the difficult we do right away, the impossible takes a little longer”.