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A Grandfather's Search For A Boy Lost To Addiction

Book cover for "Leave Out the Tragic Parts"
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Dave Kindred is a legendary sportswriter, perhaps most-known for his writing on Muhammad Ali.

In his new book "Leave Out the Tragic Parts: A Grandfather's Search for a Boy Lost to Addiction." he gives us here a unique, yet journalistic, exploration into grief — and a grief not often told — of a grandfather for his grandson.

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.