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True Strength On Television, As The Star Of The Popular Hercules The Legendary Journeys, Kevin Sorbo Portrayed An Invincible Demi God He Relished Living The Part And Physicians Could Offer Few Answers, Sorbo Grew Increasingly Despondent What Happens When Your Entire Identity Vanishes True Strength Is The Story Of How One Man Faced The Unimaginable And Ultimately Found The Real Measure Of Success With Tongue In Cheek Humor And An Unfailingly Candid Voice, Sorbo Reflects On His Childhood In Minnesota, His Early Modeling And Acting Days, And His Hard Charging Charmed Life In Television He Recounts The Onset Of His Stroke Symptoms, The Frightening Hospitalizations, His Battle With Depression, And Fighting For A Recovery That Defied Medical Expectations And How Through It All, Love Conspired To Save Him From Missing Out On What Matters With This Refreshingly Honest Account Of Celebrity, Personal Tragedy, And The Power Of Letting Go, Sorbo Aims To Blaze A Trail For Anyone Who May Have Suffered A Serious Setback In Life And Is Struggling To Find Their Way Forward.

10 thoughts on “True Strength

  1. says:

    A side of Kevin Sorbo that few have seen, and that fewer still would believe.I grew up watching Kevin Sorbo as Hercules If I never watched anything else in a week, I made sure I caught his show I have all the seasons on dvd, all the movies, and hope to one day meet this hero of mine I knew he had taken ill during the show s taping, but I didn t know the full story until True Strength.Here Kevin talks openly and cadidly about his life growing up in the Mid West, his modeling career that would A side of Kevin Sorbo that few have seen, and that fewer still would believe.I grew up watching Kevin Sorbo as Hercules If I never watched anything else in a week, I made sure I caught his show I have all the seasons on dvd, all the movies, and hope to one day meet this hero of mine I knew he had taken ill during the show s taping, but I didn t know the full story until True Strength.Here Kevin talks openly and cadidly about his life growing up in the Mid West, his modeling career that would in time land him his role as TV s most famous strong man, and lastly the strokes that brought him low and almost took him out.When Kevin was about 30, a blood clot from his shoulder traveled up into his brain, where he suffered no less than three strokes without realizing it Needless to say it was a long hard road to recovery after that, but thankfully he had Sam, once his costar and now his wife, to help him through the darkest of his day...

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    Sometimes you think you choose a book And sometimes you realize the book chose you.One such book is Kevin Sorbo s True Strength My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life As you guys know by now I like reading biographies and autobiographies They allow me to see the world through different eyes.I preordered this book on a whim, not really expecting much Maybe some cool Hollywood stories about Hercules and Andromeda which there are many I figured it would b Sometimes you think you choose a book And sometimes you realize the book chose you.One such book is Kevin Sorbo s True Strength My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life As you guys know by now I like reading biographies and autobiographies They allow me to see the world through different eyes.I preordered this book on a whim, not really expecting much Maybe some cool Hollywood stories about Hercules and Andromeda which there are many I figured it would be a fun little break from school reading.It was so much .This is a book about life, death, hopes, and dreams dreams that are realized and others that are shattered This book is a fast read but it is not an easy read You will laugh, you will tear up, and your stomach will be knotted at times.This book will stretch you.Through a linear st...

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    With the sheer number of books that I ve read since January, saying that True Strength My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life was the best book that I ve read this year is saying a lot I haven t been reading a lot of non fiction lately, but when I d read a blurb about this book through one of my library newsletters, it intrigued me.For many, Kevin Sorbo was Hercules This included, to a large degree, himself When he was struck down at 38 with strokes that With the sheer number of books that I ve read since January, saying that True Strength My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life was the best book that I ve read this year is saying a lot I haven t been reading a lot of non fiction lately, but when I d read a blurb about this book through one of my library newsletters, it intrigued me.For many, Kevin Sorbo was Hercules This included, to a large degree, himself When he was struck down at 38 with strokes that affected his thinking, his balance and his ability to live the life he had, life becomes an uphill battle for Kevin and those that love him.I d been expecting this to be a true autobiography telling everything from childhood to present da...

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    I ve been a fan of Hercules The Legendary Journeys since the day the first movie premiered That show, and the character of Hercules, shaped my impressionable teen years I learned a lot about myself through it, somehow I remember when Kevin got sick and was off the show for a bit, but of course I really had no idea that the man almost DIED The production team kept it quiet But really no one aside from Kevin, his wife, and his doctors actually knew the true extent of Kevin s health issues I ve been a fan of Hercules The Legendary Journeys since the day the first movie premiered That show, and the character of Hercules, shaped my impressionable teen years I learned a lot about myself through it, somehow I remember when Kevin got sick and was off the show for a bit, but of course I really had no idea that the man almost DIED The production team kept it quiet But really no one aside from Kevin, his wife, and his doctors actually knew the true extent of Kevin s health issues Nerd alert I listened to the DVD commentaries of those episodes when they were...

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    I m so glad I picked up True Strength My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life Kevin Sorbo does a masterful job of telling how he lived during the filming of the series, Hercules The Legendary Journeys, and how he spent long days on set where he did his own stunts, devoted his evenings to working out and learning his lines, and got by on only four hours of sleep.That all changed when an aneurysm in his shoulder led him to have three mini strokes that affe I m so glad I picked up True Strength...

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    Kevin Sorbo has been my favorite actor since he first starred in TV s Hercules The Legendary Journeys movies in 1994 which became a Hit TV series for 7 years Then Kevin moved on to star in Gene Roddenberry s Andromeda and this book tells of the 3 strokes he suffered during the 4th season of Hercules and took him well into the 2nd season Andromeda to get back to as close to normal as possible This is a very inspiring story of the True Strength it took for Kevin Sorbo a wonderful and extreme Kevin Sorbo has been my favorite actor since he first starred in TV s Hercules The Legendary Journeys movies in 1994 which became a Hit TV series for 7 years Then Kevin moved on to star in Gene Roddenberry s Andromeda and this book tells of the 3 strokes he suffered during the 4th season of Hercules and took him well into the 2nd season Andr...

  7. says:

    Very good I had heard about Sorbo s illness before, but never the extent Of course, that was the point Not only is the story about him and the medical, emotional, and career issues he faced, but also about what his family and friends went through along the way...

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    I am grateful that this book was recommended to me Still in the early phase of recovering from a concussion at the time of my life when my career was going well, this book helped me get to a new phase of acceptance of my medical situation I highly recommen...

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    Memoirs tend to chronicle the events that have taken place in a person s life from birth to the present day Kevin Sorbo s True Strength is different because he starts his life over after having suffered three aneurisms at the age of 38 This is his story, which tells of the new fortitude he found in coping with illness that should have resolved itself after 3 to 8 months according to his doctors.The journey he faced mirrored the best known character he portrayed in Hercules The Legendary Jo Memoirs tend to chronicle the events that have taken place in a person s life from birth to the present day Kevin Sorbo s True Strength is different because he starts his life over after having suffered three aneurisms at the age of 38 This is his story, which tells of the new fortitude he found in coping with illness that should have resolved itself after 3 to 8 months according to his doctors.The journey he faced mirrored the best known character he portrayed in Hercules The Legendary Journeys Kevin s ability to be normal challeng...

  10. says:

    I had the great honor to meet Kevin this last Sept Yep, I was a total fangirl But after wanting to meet him for nearly 20 years what could you expect I had picked up this book before I met him thinking I might have him sign it, I went for a frame able picture instead After Salt Lake Comic Con I finally got a chance to read the book I found it inspiring and fascinating As a fan I well remember the news about Kevin s aneurism and that some things would be different on the show I remember c I had the great honor to meet Kevin this last Sept Yep, I was a total fangirl But after wanting to meet him for nearly 20 years what could you expect I had picked up this book before I met him thinking I might have him sign it, I went for a frame able picture instead After Salt Lake Comic Con I finally got a chance to read the book I found it inspiring and fascinating As a fan I well remember the news about Kevin s aneurism and that some things would be different on th...

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