The Cuban-born writer starts via recalling whilst he was once abducted, in addition to 3 of his siblings, by means of his personal father, who deserted Victor's pregnant mom and took the youngsters on a cross-country hell-ride that just about resulted in a deadly collision. This trip of survival portrays with riveting element how, rather than changing into a madman like his father, Victor was once kept via a band of mortal angels. Miraculously, seven households improved, in addition to academics and coaches, to empower him on his street from gang member to classification president, via harrowing and hilarious soccer adventures at Florida kingdom and with the Miami Dolphins, to overcoming the Hollywood odds and turning into a champion for all these impacted via household violence.
although from time to time Victor's odyssey is heartbreaking and demanding, A deepest relations Matter is eventually a effective testomony to humanity, braveness, and love. Profound and poignant, it's a compelling memoir with a reason. Victor Rivers's method of thanking the entire angels and advocates who made a distinction in his existence is by means of attempting to make a distinction in all of ours.
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