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Larry B. Gray

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I grew up in Eastern North Carolina in the small rural town of Aurora. My early years were spent working on my grandparents' tobacco farm and exploring my world of family, friends and school.

After marrying my high school sweetheart in 1972, I moved to Lakeland, Florida where I spent my adult years raising a beautiful family and working in the citrus industry with over 39 years of manufacturing management experience, selling real estate and being a writer wannabe, all at the same time.

In my spare time I attended and graduated from Florida Southern College while working full time and starting a family.

I am still married to my high school sweetheart and have 3 beautiful children and two wonderful grandchildren.

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There comes a point in every relationship, organization, business, and related activity when leaders must lead. The various teams have done their designing. The committees have reviewed it. Management has approved it. Now, it is time for leaders to take control and execute it. This is true whether we are talking about building a rocket ship or selling a house; once plans are made they have to... Read more of this blog post »
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A Boy From Down East

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How To Find A Job

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Naked Eyes - Poetry of Youth

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Description: I was born on April 24, 1953 in Washington NC and lived the first 19 years of my life in and around Aurora NC. These are a collection of my life and times "Growing Up In Aurora NC".
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“Life is not always easy but in the scheme of things it is fun and gets better every day.”
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“A problem is something or someone who presents a difficulty or obstacle for you to overcome.  It has a negative connotation and tends to direct your actions to a negative response.  Most often this will lead to less than desirable results. An opportunity offers you a chance to achieve or excel in accomplishing a task. By defining the “problem” as an opportunity you change it from a negative to a positive and you begin to approach solutions from this positive point of view. Usually this will result in a positive and successful outcome.”
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“There is an old saying that “inside every small problem is a large problem trying to get out.”  If you have lived life for any length of time you know this is true.  Small problems have a way of growing very rapidly into large, out of control problems.”
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“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.”
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Rusty Nugent Hello,

Hopefully, we will become great buddies. I am an 42 year old southern gentleman author. I am working on my third novel. It's an paranormal, horror, adventure, magical, romantic, urban, dark fantasy book series, named Moonwarriors: In An Blackened Dawn. Take a look at my second novel Moonwarriors: Guardians of the Night. Come by and we'll chat, leave a comment.

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Beth Lyon Barnett Thanks for being my friend. I'm fairly new at GR so any tips would be most appreciated. Thanks. Beth Lyon Barnett


Larry B Gray Harlequin Books wrote: "Hi Larry, I'm pleased to meet you and look forward to discussing books with you. If you ever have any questions about any of the titles on my shelves or about eHarlequin.com which has a new look an..."

Thanks I look forward to it.


Harlequin Books Hi Larry, I'm pleased to meet you and look forward to discussing books with you. If you ever have any questions about any of the titles on my shelves or about eHarlequin.com which has a new look and all it has to offer, please ask. I'll be happy to answer. I’ll also have Harlequin news updates on my profile on a regular basis so be sure to stop by to keep up on everything Harlequin.


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