Gene was raised in a modest but proudly ethnic family. His desire came true when he signed with the Chicago Cubs as a promising pitcher after putting in a lot of effort and graduating from college, but an unforeseen injury tormented him. The beginning of Gene's "takeaways," or setbacks, and how they serve as stepping stones for success or comebacks in the future. Join the author on his journey as he discusses his experiences as a single father, an entrepreneur, a married man, and a divorcee. The author experiences tragedy when his youngest son dies from a drug overdose, yet this newfound peace and faith will move you. His fortitude and tenacity will revitalize you and improve your outlook on life.