Pain Don't Hurt: Fighting Inside and Outside the Ring by Mark Miller, Shelby Jones

By Mark Miller, Shelby Jones

Soreness Don’t damage is the no-holds-barred memoir from the one specialist fighter in heritage to come to the hoop after open-heart surgical procedure, kickboxer Mark “Fightshark” Miller—an inspiring tale of relations, choice, and redemption.

In 2007, Mark Miller used to be a emerging megastar in expert kickboxing, until eventually a regimen actual exposed a significant that required open-heart surgical procedure. The main issue helped to quickly reunite his fractured relatives and made Miller extra made up our minds than ever to come back to the kickboxing ring. yet inside of a 12 months, his mom and dad and brother have been all lifeless, and Miller’s fragile optimism imploded, sending him right into a tailspin of gear and alcohol.

Pain Don’t harm is a narrative of terrific tenacity, commitment, and tough work—how one fierce competitor overcame repeated hindrances to achieve his goals. Miller recounts tales starting from his adolescence spent within the Steelers locker room to the staggering existence classes he realized from different warring parties to his victorious go back to struggling with in a Moscow kickboxing ring. He talks in actual fact approximately relations and fatherhood—of the challenging classes approximately masculinity and violence discovered from his father. He additionally deals an inspiring, interesting, and frank account of the fights—both out and in of the ring—that have formed him.

A deeply own account of guts, blood, and glory, soreness Don’t harm will pay tribute to the never-say-die spirit embodied in a guy who refuses to back off, irrespective of the chances.

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Discomfort Don’t damage is the no-holds-barred memoir from the one specialist fighter in historical past to come to the hoop after open-heart surgical procedure, kickboxer Mark “Fightshark” Miller—an inspiring tale of relations, decision, and redemption.

In 2007, Mark Miller used to be a emerging celebrity in expert kickboxing, until eventually a regimen actual exposed a major situation that required open-heart surgical procedure. The difficulty helped to quickly reunite his fractured kinfolk and made Miller extra made up our minds than ever to come to the kickboxing ring. yet inside a yr, his mom and dad and brother have been all useless, and Miller’s fragile optimism imploded, sending him right into a tailspin of substances and alcohol.

Pain Don’t damage is a narrative of superb tenacity, commitment, and difficult work—how one fierce competitor overcame repeated hindrances to achieve his goals. Miller recounts tales starting from his early life spent within the Steelers locker room to the fabulous existence classes he discovered from different warring parties to his successful go back to scuffling with in a Moscow kickboxing ring. He talks in actual fact approximately kin and fatherhood—of the not easy classes approximately masculinity and violence discovered from his father. He additionally bargains an inspiring, fascinating, and frank account of the fights—both out and in of the ring—that have formed him.

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No one could state his views more clearly and pregnantly in the committee-room, and he had a singularly happy conversational tact; but (as he was well aware himself) he had not any great command of those natural or acquired characteristics which are essential for public speaking. He made efforts, though somewhat too late, to remedy these defects, and was alway very urgent in impressing upon young clergymen the extreme importance of adding to the weight and influence of their matter by every available improvement in their manner.

He devoted his attention to religious and benevolent societies, and the improvement of rural economy. He died young, a fewyears after this period. f Fellow of Trinity ; medallist in 1820. 40 MEMOIR OF THE REV. HENRY VENN. persons and events of the last century. With a naturally sound and vigorous understanding, cultivated by reading and intercourse with her father and his friends, during many years' residence in his lonely parsonage of Yelling, with the simple tastes and skill in household management expected of a parson's daughter a hundred years ago, she might in some respects have stood as the original of one of Miss Austen's heroines.

James Stephen. They posted leisurely through France to Basle, after the old fashion, in the Stephens' carriage ; thence proceeded by other conveyances and on horseback ; and picked up the carriage again on the return homewards. He took copious notes of this tour, in fact a brief Diary, as indeed was his practice whenever he made a journey from home ; but the familiarity of EARLY YEARS AND LIFE AT CAMBRIDGE. 33 everyone with the scenes in question makes quotation unnecessary. It was not until January, 1821, that he obtained his first regular curacy, and was ordained priest a few months afterwards.

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