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By Martti Vallila

ISBN-10: 1492161810

ISBN-13: 9781492161813

during this Bannana ebook I inform approximately a few of my close to demise reports. As Steve Jobs defined in the course of his seminal graduation deal with at Stanford in 2005, brought presently after he knew that his existence was once destined to finish in advance, all of existence is a "near loss of life experience". Or can be lived as such. stay on a daily basis as though it have been your final was once one of many profound messages Steve introduced that day. persist with your ardour, whether you do not totally comprehend the place you're going. cross from one "dot" to the subsequent "dot". they are going to be hooked up on reflection. i used to be no longer within the viewers that day. i didn't attend my very own Stanford graduation in '71 simply because i used to be on my approach to Mindanao country college within the southern Philippines to start a instructing activity there with Stanford's "Volunteers in Asia" software. I skilled a variety of "near loss of life stories" in the course of my 18 months within the Philippines that are acknowledged within the booklet. while my mom, Rose, died, i discovered, between her possessions, conscientiously typed types of the handwritten letters that I had despatched her from the Philippines, offering me with a necessary glance again into these years. This booklet attracts largely on these found letters, and a magazine I stored and feature kept. It describes "near dying reports" on skis that I skilled in adolescence, following Steve McKinney, the 1st human to move over 200km an hour on skis, on mountains in North the US. Steve and that i have been making plans to write down a booklet jointly. He was once killed in his sleep, at the back of his vehicle, at the facet of road five in California after surviving feats like hand gliding off Mt. Everest. (Death can come at any time.) different "near dying stories" defined have been of the monetary type, the acquisition of the home on Vallejo St. in San Francisco on whose roof the canopy picture of the e-book was once taken, simply as i used to be leaving a fifteen yr profession in IBM to pursue a "calling": the relationship of Russia to the west via its technological know-how (described in my prior "Bannana books").
As I watched Jobs' tackle for the 1st time on You Tube, having became sixty, i used to be happy to assert that i've got lived my lifestyles as Steve used to be advising these graduates to do. i've got but skilled his monetary good fortune, yet am blessed to nonetheless be within the online game of existence. The e-book starts with early memories, maintains with snowboarding tales on snow and water, describes a summer time in Alabama in which I lived with an outdated black couple and escaped actual demise on numerous events. It tells of mental dying i used to be coming near near close to the top of my IBM days which triggered me to take my "leap of religion" into Russia. My Russia publication was once excited by company. during this one I recount a few encounters with a extra risky facet of the rustic. The reader may perhaps get vicarious excitement from publicity to the adventures defined, that are all real. i'm nonetheless alive, in strong future health, and look ahead to the coming of grand young children in Boston.

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