MyNDTALK Dyslexic: My Journey Michael P. Balzano

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Dyslexic is the remarkable story of Mike Balzano, an undiagnosed learning-disabled child of working class immigrants whose antisocial behavior earned him the name "Crazy Mikey." Failing at everything, he became a garbage collector until crippled by a back injury. He then entered an optical apprenticeship that turned his life around. He earned a high school diploma, graduated from university magna cum laude, and earned a PhD with distinction from Georgetown University in Washington, DC"

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