This is one man's story of a very troubled early life forcing him to leave home at age 11. His life then becamde relatively stable but utterly lacking any vision or passion until one day he stumbled upon a book , a rather rare and very unusual book for a 15 year old in Chicago. It was a book of Haiku and it instantly catapulted this young man and gave him a goal. a passion and a desire to go to Asia. But how could he do that, he had nothing? Listen to him tell his story. Just click on the picture to the left.