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Out of the Field

A Memoir full of Family Betrayal, Homelessness, Survival, Forgiveness and Love

LARRY A. LEE’S JOURNEY TO CLAIM HIS SOUL began at seven years old when he chose to defend his mother against his alcoholic father’s physical abuse in Unionville, Connecticut. ­ Three years later, his mother passed away from infectious hepatitis. Before her passing, Larry promised his mother he would grow up to be a “Good Man.”


Since the age of ten, life undoubtedly threw itself against Larry time and time again. All forms of unspeakable torments and challenges made up his adolescence in Burlington, Connecticut. At eighteen years old, while he was living in a field in Oklahoma City, a single act of kindness saved him, and it forever changed his life.

And so it was, his journey of ten million miles to keep the promise he made his mother led him to a seven-year-old boy, who adopted him. Larry held love in his hand, and then he conquered his world.


Larry Lee has a very tragic and violent childhood. This is his true story and as you follow the journey this young boy took, you will feel every emotion you can imagine. As he grows and develops he transitions through many stages in his life from survival to drugs and alcohol to god. This story is amazing and the things that Larry went through and still emerged on the other side is awesome. His story shows that belief and discipline will allow you to accomplish anything in life. Larry has shown that no matter how hard life is, there is always a path to a better way. This is a great book for anyone looking for faith when theirs is low. Check this one out folks, it’s an amazing story and Larry is a very tough person to make it through the things he has been through.

Jimmy ray

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