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Driven to succeed Steve D. Anderson /

By: Anderson, Steve D [author.]Material type: TextTextBolton, ON Amazon.ca c 2021Description: 184 p. pbkISBN: 9781999169824Subject(s): Anderson, Steve D | Self-improvement | Motivation | -- Brampton, (Ontario) | Shelburne, (Ontario)DDC classification: 158.1 AND Summary: Author Steve D. Anderson delivers a gripping revelation of his time growing up in the “infamous” Jane and Finch community where he struggles to find himself and at an early age and is forced to deal with the sudden separation of his parents and the uncertainty that followed. Steve’s story takes the reader on a journey of setbacks, disappointments and lessons learned before becoming the first Black lawyer ever hired by the largest transportation company in Canada, the Toronto Transit Commission. Years later, Steve would make history again becoming the first racialized person elected as Deputy Mayor for the Town of Shelburne and Councillor for the County of Dufferin. Driven to Succeed is a powerful and inspirational story that reminds us that it is not how you start in life but how you decide to finish. Obstacles are inevitable for everyone, but how you choose to respond to them is what will define your legacy.
List(s) this item appears in: Black History Month 2023- Recommended Reads
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100 - 199 Shelburne Public Library
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Non-Fiction 158.1 AND Available 9500342674315
100 - 199 Shelburne Public Library
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Non-Fiction 158.1 AND Available 9500342674316
100 - 199 Shelburne Public Library
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Non-Fiction 158.1 AND Available 9500342674246
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Author Steve D. Anderson delivers a gripping revelation of his time growing up in the “infamous” Jane and Finch community where he struggles to find himself and at an early age and is forced to deal with the sudden separation of his parents and the uncertainty that followed. Steve’s story takes the reader on a journey of setbacks, disappointments and lessons learned before becoming the first Black lawyer ever hired by the largest transportation company in Canada, the Toronto Transit Commission. Years later, Steve would make history again becoming the first racialized person elected as Deputy Mayor for the Town of Shelburne and Councillor for the County of Dufferin.

Driven to Succeed is a powerful and inspirational story that reminds us that it is not how you start in life but how you decide to finish. Obstacles are inevitable for everyone, but how you choose to respond to them is what will define your legacy.

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