Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom: Coaches arguing over paying college players just another level of hypocrisy

Last week marked a watershed moment in college football. Nick Saban complained that a rival school had an advantage in recruiting. Saban has won seven national championships, including six at Alabama, his current school. He’s the most famous coach in his sport. When Saban makes a home visit, parents swoon. The family dog signs up. Alabama sends so many players to the NFL, they should hold the draft in Tuscaloosa.
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Mitch Albom: 50 years later, this local music store still lets us dream

For kids like us, it was a magical place. A place you could go on a Saturday morning and transform into someone else, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Buddy Rich. When you dream of music, getting to play an instrument is the first rung on your fantasy ladder. And in this place, you could play to your heart’s content. Any wannbe rock star knows what I’m talking about. ...
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'Cherish the time you have': 'Tuesdays With Morrie' author Mitch Albom coming to Polk

LAKELAND — Best-selling author and Detroit Free Press sports columnist Mitch Albom, 63, stumbled into becoming an expert on death and dying — and also on living life to its greatest potential — when he began a series of visits with his favorite Brandeis University professor, Morrie Schwartz, in 1995 as the man was dying from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. ...

GOOD CAUSES: Hospice luncheon features Mitch Albom

Chapters Health Foundation and Hospice Women of Giving are hosting the 7th Annual Seasons of Service Luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. May 12 at the Lake Mirror Auditorium, 121 S. Lake Ave., in downtown Lakeland. The theme of the event is “The Power of Hope and Healing.” During the luncheon, internationally renowned author Mitch Albom will provide insights on his new book “The Stranger in the Lifeboat,” a fast-paced novel telling the story of a group of shipwrecked passengers who are forced to ponder their deepest religious beliefs after pulling a strange man from the sea. Albom is the author of seven No. 1 New York Times bestsellers, including “Tuesdays with Morrie,” “The Five People You Meet in Heaven” and most recently “Finding Chika.” Community sponsors include: Watson Clinic; The Misch Family, in memory of Dr. Robert Cassell; Dr. Anna Clare Green and Clare Green Wilson; Law Offices of James T. Joiner; Polk State College; Maryann Cassell; Putnam, Creighton & Airth. Admission, $75, includes a catered lunch and a signed copy of Albom’s book. Seating is limited. Purchase tickets at Sponsorships available until April 30. Proceeds benefit patients of Good Shepherd Hospice. Call 863-559-2944 for more details.

Nonfiction Book Club: Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family by Mitch Albom Tuesday, May 31st at 6:00 PM

SEEKONK, MA – Join us for a lively discussion of Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family by Mitch Albom on Tuesday, May 31st at 6:00 PM at Seekonk Public Library. The title is available digitally as an ebook and audiobook through Overdrive and Hoopla, or you may place a hold and pick up a print copy at the library. New members are always welcome!

Mitch Albom: Stalling on auto no-fault law changes costs victims their care and dignity

It was a nice summer day, and they were driving to a wedding. Michael Wallace was in the passenger seat of the Ford Ranger. He wasn’t feeling great so his girlfriend was driving. At one point, she looked over to check on him, heard the rumble strip beneath the tires, and jerked the wheel back. The Ford hit a median, flipped and collided with a semitruck going the opposite direction.

Mitch Albom: Your old bicycle just got a great new reason to roll

My first bicycle had training wheels. My second was a Sting-Ray. Remember those? With the banana seats?. My third was a Schwinn. It seems all bikes were Schwinns back then. It was light blue and had thin tires and three gears, and I was in high school and rode it to my then-girlfriend’s house every chance I got. It was as close as I came to the independence of a car.

Mitch Albom on Having Faith When Life Gets Difficult

Author Mitch Albom shares that writing his new book, “The Stranger in the Lifeboat,” was a therapeutic process for him, as writing can be for anyone. He shares that when bad things happen to you it’s hard to have perspective, but they often lead to many other great things in your life.

Mitch Albom Shares that Giving Back Helps Him Feel “Most Alive”

Mitch Albom, author of "Tuesdays with Morrie" and host of the podcast “Tuesday People,” shares the greatest life lesson he learned from his teacher and mentor Morrie. Mitch shares that, like Morrie, he feels “most alive” when he’s giving back. Mitch describes his joy in being at the orphanage he runs in Haiti with the 50 kids who live there.
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Author Mitch Albom at The Tampa Theatre

Best Selling Author Mitch Albom will be in Tampa this coming Thursday, 12/16 for a special presentation at the Tampa Theatre. His newest book, “The Stranger in the Lifeboat” is a #1 NY Times bestseller and striking a tremendous cord, particularly as we get closer to the holidays.

Book Review: ‘The Stranger in the Lifeboat’ By Mitch Albom

The COVID-19 pandemic changed everything, but it also reinforced this universal truth: Things get real pretty quickly when people are trapped in a confined space for a sustained period. Yes, when there’s no escape hatch and conflicts arise, those involved must confront each other or do something drastic — which...

Mitch Albom Proves He’s Not Such A Stranger

CHERRY HILL, N.J. – Bestselling author Mitch Albom made an appearance at Temple Beth Sholom in Cherry Hill to talk about his new novel, The Stranger in the Lifeboat. He went before the crowd and gave a brief synopsis of his new novel, claiming that help, and how we ask for help is what sparked the idea for this novel.