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A Stray Bullet

Abandoned at an early age, a young man grows up in an orphanage, then struggles to survive prison and overcome impossible odds to find God, salvation, and forgiveness for his tragic mistakes.

By Bhagirath RoyPublished about a year ago 6 min read
A Stray Bullet
Photo by Alexander Mils on Unsplash

Eight-year-old Noah was living with her mother at her Tampa housing project in East when her father came to visit after she had been away for two years. After her altercation and slapping her mother, he left her to go with her father to Waynesboro, Georgia, and about five months later, her father left him by the roadside. Did. He is picked up on a deserted country road by a random greyhound bus driver who tries to take Noah back to his mother's house in East Tampa, but she slams the door in Noah's face. Rejected Noah. Otherwise, he wandered for hours until he reached the city of Yb or.

Noah spent six months living on the rugged streets of this Cuban neighborhood in East Tampa, sleeping in trash cans, eating in trash cans behind restaurants, and begging strangers for money. One day, a social worker finds him and offers him a home at an orphanage, where Noah will spend the next nine years before graduating from high school and going to college. While in college, he goes through a painful breakup with his high school girlfriend and seeks help from a retired elderly psychiatrist who only gives him his mind-altering drugs.

He considered suicide, but accidentally shot and killed his high school sweetheart and her father. Sentenced to 15 years in prison, he is recruited as a dog boy into the prison's dog squad to hunt down escaped prisoners who are endangering their lives in shootings. After tracking and catching fugitives for several years, he is paroled and graduates from college, where he continues his education and graduates. He then earned a master's degree and doctorate in psychology, practiced privately for many years to help others find God, and was finally elected in 1993 by the Governor of Florida (Lawton Childs). Received a pardon.

Writer: Howard Henderson

Director: TBD

Cast: TBD

Executive Producer: TBD

Producer: TBD

- Bob Lee Swagger

In this era of gun violence and mental illness, this film is needed more than ever.

'A Stray Bullet' is a "wonderful, moving and captivating" tale of faith and hope, and a tragic tale of redemption and forgiveness... (According to my critics)

Everyone wants to see this movie. Similar to Knights in Romantic (2008) except Howard Henderson is not Nicholas Sparks.

Incredible stories of faith, courage, hope, salvation and forgiveness

"Otherwise, Mrs.

Lincoln, how was the play?"

I am a retired psychologist and live on Merritt Island off the east coast of Florida.

Here is an Indianapolis newspaper article:

"Noah Weather the storm and thrive" The child was left alone, waiting for a Greyhound bus driver to find him. It's about to take him to Florida, home, and his mother... but, Noah's mother lived with a new friend. Little boys were no longer welcome. Noah had to survive on the streets of Tampa. Eventually, he was picked up and sent to an orphanage, where he never saw his mother or father again. An abandoned boy might be expected to grow up to be a bitter man. But Noah often exceeded expectations. In a time when we appreciate the good things in life, Noah also appreciates the bad things. Says Noah.

Helping Patients

Now a psychologist in Carmel, he helps patients overcome their own disappointments. He is both his husband and father, taking care of his three children with unprecedented stability. Noah lived in an orphanage for nine years

There he learned to drive and play the trumpet. It was the first place he felt safe, he says. Orphanage boys were expected to leave the orphanage in their late teens. Most went to the army. Noah wanted to go to college. The parents of two friends opened his house to him and offered him the opportunity to finish high school. As he lives with his new family, he meets a man who will become his mentor. Sherwin Brahma, pastor of the Dutch Reformed Church in Tampa, was interested in an orphan in need of a father figure. “He has become such a powerful role model and a driving force in my life,” says Noah. "I still use a lot of the advice he gave me over the years in treating patients." After high school, Noah attended Florida State University, where he graduated. I changed my major four times before choosing psychology. He found that he enjoyed helping others solve their problems. He also worked on himself. I stood back and scrubbed and said to myself, 'I'm a good person and God loves me.


Overcome Adversity

Noah was transcendent, the rare child who could survive the worst of life and still thrive. It was blessed with, And he developed a strong personal faith that gave him hope. “The milestone for me was being able to forgive my parents for doing their best,” he says. In his Carmel practice, Dr. Cathy's principles common to those who overcome adversity. You must work for change. Another is to trust the process and wait patiently for the transformation to occur. He also emphasizes that anger and fear can be used as motivations for success. But success doesn't erase Noah's memories of a difficult childhood. His biggest struggle, he says, is giving his children the freedom to fail instead of being overprotective based on his own experiences. Motivated

Jersey to complete his education. As a young man, he visited a woman he knew to ask for help finding his job. The woman Noah was trying to adopt a few years ago coldly rejected him. "I left her house and stood in her driveway and told her, 'I'll show her,'" he says. Years later, after receiving his doctorate, he sent the woman a message of her gratitude. "The best revenge is to succeed despite the people who let you down, he says.

Swans is an editorial writer for The Star. Copyright © 2002 The Indianapolis Star - Reprinted with permission of Tim Swans

If you'd like, I can send you the [page 107] script written by "Howard Henderson" aka me.

Here's what

critics and producers said about his story on My Life. - Jessica Ruskin, Director of Education, Charles M. Schulz Museum

"I am very interested in Noah's amazing life story." - Union Gap musician and lead singer, Gary His Puckett.

"Noah was one of those rare kids who survived the worst of life." - Tim Swans, "Noah weathers the storm and thrives". Indianapolis Star News.

“Everyone can make tragic mistakes when they have good opportunities, a support system and a family.

Noah had little to no of these advantages. And he turned everything around. Not only does he have my acceptance, he has my admiration." Roger Guffaw

"I am so amazed by Noah's story of faith and perseverance in God." Carrie · Ogham

"The story of Noah's life will make you cry. It's a tragedy to be thrown into the world to fend for yourself." Ron Barnes, CMA member.

“If you've ever adopted a child, you'll want to see this movie.” Gerald Linemen, former CEO. Children's home.

"A moving story full of heartbreaking moments." - Susan Sheridan

"A triumphant return

to A captivating story." - Diane Bell, San Diego Union-Tribune

"Noah's story is very compelling...great happy ending. It's unfair that he didn't choose his parents." – Omar Alvarez, U.S. Post Office

"Noah is a wonderful person." - Dr. Johnny Gonzo Dr. Retired Chartered Psychologist, Indianapolis, Indiana

"Never Give Up" - Marc Castillo, Destiny Pictures

" Never give up.” - Marty Katz, Marty Katz Productions

Time to read this. I look forward to hearing your thoughts


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