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In this episode, we learn the story of David “Mudcat” Saunders. Mudcat was a sportswriter and became a successful real estate investor in Virginia. His career and life came crashing down because of his alcoholism. His alcoholism was so bad that he was on the brink of suicide. He quit drinking, turned his life around, and became a powerhouse political consultant and author. His story of facing and overcoming adversity makes him a perfect Rocket Motivation guest.
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Life is tough - Before you can live your best life and achieve happiness, you need to understand life can be tough.
Hope is essential - Digging yourself out from a bad situation requires hope.
It gets better - The sun comes out after the rain and shines brighter.
More about Get Back Up:
On August 14, 1981, Rod broke his neck while making a tackle that left him paralyzed from the neck down. In a split second, he went from athlete to quadriplegic. Get Back Up is the story of Rod's life journey and provides a detailed account of what it’s like to be handicapped, how to overcome it and how to thrive. The book gives you a look into trying legal cases through the eyes of a handicapped lawyer. The book’s purpose is to hopefully motivate you to not allow life’s sometimes devastating twists and turns ruin your quest for a great life. If your life is perfect and you have never suffered a tragedy, this book may not be for you. For the rest of us who have hit a bump or two on the road of life and are still trying to make it happen, this is your book.