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Addict at Ten: How I Overcame Addiction, Poverty, and Homelessness to Become a Millionaire by 35

2 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Derek Steele

Derek Steele got drunk for the first time at the age of eight. By the age of ten, he was addicted to pot, and by sixteen, he was addicted to alcohol, meth, and cocaine. He began selling drugs in junior high, dropped out of high school, and soon found … see full wiki

Author: Derek Steele
Publisher: Synergy Books
2 reviews about Addict at Ten: How I Overcame Addiction,...
review by . August 04, 2010
I read alot of books on addiction and recovery and I have to say that this one is one of the scariest I have ever read.    From the first word - you get a total and complete sense of why and how the author will proceed with his life - and I just had a really bad feeling from the get go.    The story is compelling - i felt frustrated, scared, disgusted, sad and everything else you can think of - which, of course, makes for a very, very sound and persuasive …
review by . August 09, 2010
There is only one reason why Derek Steele is not dead today: There was so much more left for him to do. Regardless of the situation he dealt with at home and the problems he called fo himself, something bigger was in the works for him, and in the book ADDICT AT 10 we begin to see exactly what that was.    We all know someone like him, someone whose personal demons seem to be getting the best of them. But Derek was not going to go down without a fight, and sometimes the motivation …
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