This book contains inspirational stories from the life of a man who led a colorful life, daring to take the next step in search for adventures. These stories include: -Experiences as freedom fighter in the 1956 Hungarian student revolution, narrowly escaping execution; -Living in refugee camps and daring to enter University as a high school dropout and succeeding in earning two college degrees; -Leading expeditions in the Amazon jungle, surviving attacks by wild animals and crew; -Travelling as research scientist and high tech entrepreneur throughout the world representing his adopted country (Canada); -Encounters with the KGB while visiting Soviet Union as member of a scientific delegation; and -Climbing up the ladder in service clubs to the position of District Governor, Kiwanis International. The adventurous life was put on a temporary back burner when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. The author provides a unique perspective of the courageous battles he led in beating the big C and the changes of life styles that he had to implement in order to increase the odds in survival. The stories in the book exemplify the saying: the difficult we do right away, the impossible takes a little longer .
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Frank Hegyi is a scientist, high tech entrepreneur and author. He has written over 30 articles in scientific journals, co-edited a book on Global Change, and has authored several reports on high tech and futuristic opportunities. He has written numerous articles in newspapers on sports and community service projects and produced two 30 minutes TV shows on physical fitness and community service work. He has made several appearances on television Talk Shows. Frank is an experienced communicator, has extensive experience as keynote speaker at international conferences and has been a popular motivational speaker for service clubs and volunteer organizations. He is now a regular columnist with the CanAsian Times, a National Weekly Newspaper of South Asian Fraternity. Frank has excelled in different areas of professional and volunteer work. His experiences include: Leading expeditions in South America Jungles Working as Research Scientist with the Government of Canada Director of the Forest Inventory Branch, B.C. Forest Service President and CEO of High Tech Companies Founding President, Pacific Cup Old-timers Hockey Tournament District Governor, Kiwanis InternationalReview:
"This book contains very interesting inspirational stories from the life of a man who dared to take the next step. What a colourful life he led" --Rabbi Bulk, CFRA Radio Talk Show Host
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Book Description Baico Publishing, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1897449461
Book Description Baico Publishing, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. first edition. 235 pages. 8.20x5.40x0.60 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1897449461