If This Is Heaven, I Am Going to Be a Good Boy.

If This Is Heaven, I Am Going to Be a Good Boy.

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With a bridge in Boston and a bench in Falmouth dedicated to him, Tommy Leonard has been widely recognized for his many acts of charity and his avid promotion of health and fitness. The journey this affable Irishman took on his way to becoming one of Boston's most personable bartenders and the founder of the Falmouth Road Race began the day his father left him at a mission for children of the destitute at age six.Author Kathleen Cleary recounts the struggles, disappointments, heartbreaks, and humor of Tommy's childhood and teen years. She also shares the sometimes painful and comical stories of his young adulthood. Tommy's remarkable life transformed every corner of the world it touched, whether the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, the roads of Fukuoka, Japan, the bayous of Houston, or somewhere between two pubs in Woods Hole and Falmouth on Cape Cod.Tommy Leonard's heartwarming story will teach you that in following your dreams, embracing the positive will make all the difference.A percentage of the sale of this book will be contributed to a retirement trust for Tommy.The day I interviewed Eddie for this book in June 2004 happened to be a€œCheers for Kidsa€ day at the pub. ... The kids were shouting answers to the quiz questions Eddie had made up about the city, the state, and the country, with a few involving anbsp;...


Title:If This Is Heaven, I Am Going to Be a Good Boy.
Author: Kathleen Cleary
Publisher:iUniverse - 2005
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