Mike: A Man for Others

Mike: A Man for Others

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When Michael Andrew Quinlan entered the world in 1942 in Washington, DC, his birth was a miracle. According to at least one physician, his very conception was impossible. Twelve inches long, two-and-a-half months premature and weighing just over three pounds, Mike survived and thrived for the next sixty-six years. But in 2009, he died suddenly, just twelve days after being diagnosed with mantle cell B lymphoma, a virulent form of cancer that is difficult to diagnose. In Mike: A Man for Others, author William Allen Quinlan, Jr., Mikea€™s brother, narrates Mikea€™s story and the significant impact he had on those around him. The author presents a personal history that is part memoir and part biography, chronicling his brothera€™s lifea€”his birth as the youngest of three boys; his parental background; his upbringing in Bethesda, Maryland; and his days as a student, US Marine, successful food and beverage manager, dedicated and accomplished golfer, certified member of the Golf Nut Society of America; and a loving husband, brother, father, and grandfather. Always heartfelt and sincere, and sometimes humorous, Mike: A Man for Others celebrates Mike Quinlana€™s life, shares his stories, and teaches about loving life to the fullest, about giving, not taking.He had a brother who was an executive with the Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball team. Mom recalled ... I recall she said she typed about 100 words a minute on a Royal manual typewriter that she later gave me. Dad recalled that sheanbsp;...

Title:Mike: A Man for Others
Author:William Allen Quinlan Jr.
Publisher:Abbott Press - 2013-12-16


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