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Kevin Dorival

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Born
in Pompano Beach, The United States
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I am Kevin Dorival, and wear many hats: author, mentor, inspirational speaker, internet marketing consultant. Growing up during the 1980s drug boom, my neighborhood was infested with drugs and crime, which encouraged me to spend most of my childhood in school, church and sports. At 21, I arrived at a point in my life where I wanted more. That desire and the lack of a male role model led me down a dark path of trouble. I realized that the need to change my surroundings was critical if I wanted to achieve my goals and dreams. In time, I turned over a new leaf.

I spend much of my time volunteering as a mentor or at our church, Redeeming Word Christian Center International (RWCCI) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I wrote my first book, The Courage T
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Kevin Dorival seems to be everywhere, ever since he published The Courage to Believe, an inspirational, self-help book that chronicles his journey from an individual who lived—in his words—”the thug life”, to the marketing professional, author, and motivational speaker he has grown into today.

Dorival was born in Florida in the 1980s to Haitian parents. His mother, a single-parent, mindful of th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 02, 2013 13:45 • 164 views • Tags: author, haiti, inspirational, jail, mentor, self-help, soul, speaker
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Edwidge Danticat
“As immigrant artists for whom so much has been sacrificed, so many dreams have been deferred, we already doubt so much. Who do we think we are? We think we are people who risked not existing at all. People who might have had a mother and father killed, either by a government or nature, even before we were born. Some of us think we are accidents of literacy. I do.”
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“I have possessed that heart, that noble soul, in whose presence I seemed to be more than I really was, because I was all that I could be.”
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W.E.B. Du Bois
“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.”
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