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Step Out on Nothing: How Faith and Family Helped Me Conquer Life's Challenges

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It was August 25, 2006, my first on-camera studio open for the CBS News broadcast 60 Minutes. Executive Producer Jeff Fager poked his head in the dressing room.” Good luck, Brotha! You’ve come a long way to get here. You’ve earned it.”
…If only he knew. My mind flashed back to elementary school, when a therapist had informed my mother, “I’m sorry, Mrs. Pitts, your son cann
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Published September 29th 2009 by St. Martin's Press
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Nancy Kennedy
I read this book after hearing Byron Pitts speak about his struggles as the child of a single mom growing up in a poor section of Baltimore. It is no spoiler to say that this respected journalist struggled to overcome stuttering and had to face the fact that as a teen he was functionally illiterate.

This is Mr. Pitts's story about starting over again as a reviled "basement boy" in remedial classes and his ensuing struggle to overcome severe learning difficulties. At a time when little was underst
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Maghan Rogers
I read this book as a requirement for a class and was pleasantly surprised. It is very inspirational! I loved how Byron freely discussed the challenges that he has faced in his life, and how he was also able to take something positive from those experiences. I also loved how those experiences were detailed so that the reader fully captures the magnitude that they had on Byron's life. He doesn't fail to mention the people who were positive influences on his life, either. This is a good book and I ...more
Ndutahme
There is something about faith!!! Byron is a perfect example of blocking all the naysayers and pursuing your dreams! I was inspired.
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