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 Canadian 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".
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