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Don Drake: Fighting the Good Fight

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I recently had the privilege of interviewing Don Drake of Victory Programs, a Boston-based non-profit dedicated to helping the homeless, those with HIV/HCV and people dealing with substance abuse issues.  Don discusses his former life as pro wrestler "DC Drake", what it was like wrestling at a time when fears about HIV transmission were rampant and also how it felt when several online wrestling websites erroneously posted the news of his death.

I found out that Don Drake is still very much alive- and that is something we should all be very thankful for because he's fighting the good fight. Read my interview with Don here.

Find out what the incredible Victory Programs is all about and follow them on Twitter at: @VictoryPrograms.

Positively Yours,
Shawn

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Hey Shawn, just wanted you to know that if you need any speakers or any assistance on any projects, please let me now, I will do my best to be available for you. I have several presentations ranging from prescription drug abuse, where I held a large forum at Shattuck Hospital in Boston with several political heavyweights to the history of drug treatment, Rational Emotive Behavioral Training, the Fallacies of AA/NA, and many more. Let's talk at some point about making some rounds on this information. Please stay in touch and don't forget if you need anything call me 617-522-2936 x 424. Don

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This page contains a single entry by Shawn Decker published on January 3, 2013 5:21 PM.

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