Although only one person’s name winds up on the spine of a book, it takes a small army of dedicated, hard-working, highly motivated, and uniquely talented people to create it. There’s no way I could adequately thank them for everything they’ve done, but one of the benefits of writing a book is that at least you get to try.

To my wonderful wife Kalebra: Your spirit, warmth, beauty, patience, humor, compassion, and unconditional love continue to prove what everybody always says—I’m the luckiest guy in the world.

To my son Jordan: I’m so thrilled to be your dad, and so proud of the little man you’ve become. You have such a wonderful heart, and you’ve already touched so many people that I can’t imagine all the wonders, adventures, and ...

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