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Derek Ross
You can't fake passion.
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My wife's book is now available on Amazon:

In 1992, nine-year-old Katie Beers was kidnapped by a family friend and locked in an underground box for 17 days. Katie has now come forward to tell the story that created a national media storm as reporters uncovered the truth about her pre-kidnapping life of neglect and sexual abuse and the details of her rescue. She shares how this experience and the recent death of her kidnapper, John Esposito, has affected her life. Despite the horrible reality of Katie's days of being chained in darkness, the kidnapping was, in fact, the climactic end of a tragic childhood and the beginning of a new life.

Katie has been traveling around the country the past two years keynote speaking at various child advocacy and victim events, motivational and inspirational speaking venues, and of course various media outlets.

My wife's book, Buried Memories, is a NYT Bestseller. This is the new and updated version that includes new chapters such as life after Buried Memories.

For those that do not know, part of the reason for the new book is sadly because the original book publisher completely screwed her and I over, stealing thousands of dollars from us (essentially victimizing a victim, awesome huh?). The book has been released with a reputable publisher and we couldn't be happier with the change.

Thank you so much for the share and the kind words +Virginia Poltrack. Katie and I appreciate it :)
So I really struggled with how to word this post. Let me start by linking to this book-

I met +Katie Beers​​ before I knew about this book, about her story. I liked her immediately, and in fact, just thought she was a GREAT person. The kind of friend that when you meet them for the first time, you walk away thinking to yourself, "I really adore that person, I'm so happy to have met them!"

Then I learned a bit about this story, and ordered the book. And I was floored. To say she is an amazing person and survivor is an understatement. Basically, I was completely blown away and have a new found respect for someone I already held in really high regard. Katie, thank you for sharing this. You're amazing, and deserve every happiness. I'm really proud to call you a friend πŸ’—ο»Ώ

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Google Messenger, I mean Android Messages, I mean, Messages, has been renamed again.

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All Smart Displays will get features that Google's Home Hub has, such as multi-room audio, Home View, improved device control, improved photos, and more.

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Google+ for G Suite gets post titles and easier hashtaging, features I would have loved for years over here on the walking dead side.

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The latest Chromecast's are 15% faster and support smooth streaming in 1080p at 60 frames per second. Not bad for $35.

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Pixel 3 and 3 XL are guaranteed Android version and security updates until October 2021

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This is my next. Already ordered and excited. Sure, the chin with notch is a bit dumb aesthetically, but all of the overall improvements outweigh something that I'll get used to after a few weeks or less.

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Google Pixel 3 AI camera features will include Top Shot, Photobooth, and Super Res Zoom. I wonder if these are part of what Google teased or will they still announce something we don't know later today?

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I am intrigued by this video. I guess we'll find out tomorrow.

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It's been a fun ride Android fans, but Google+ is shutting down. Hit me up on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for more Android news and chat.
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