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   My name is Michael Jordan but I'm not that Mike. I was born in Bakersfield, California and raised just outside of Shafter, Calif. in a place called Smith Corner. My father left before I can remember and my mother drown before my eyes at the age of 4 so my Grandparents raised me with the help of my Uncle Joe.
   By the time I started High School I was hooked on drugs and they pretty much consumed my life until the age of 41. It was at that age during one of my many trips to Prison that I broke down and prayed to the God I had been so angry at since my Mothers death. When I had finished my prayer I got up and penned my first poem. My life would never be the same.
   I now live in a small Northern California town called Willows with my Wife Antoinette and our Daughter Michaela. By the grace of God I have 5 years clean and sober and I no longer Cook Meth to support myself. During the last 5 years I have devoted myself to try and warn others of the pains involved with the life I once lived. i curently have 4 books published and number 5 should be released soon, These books are

The Heart of an Addict
The Soul of Desire
The Other Side of Reality
In His Name - By His Grace
Untwisted - Pure Poetry - To soon be released

These books are available on LuLu.Com - Amazon & Barns & Noble. I should add that I use the proceeds from these books to place them in juvinile halls, jails, re-habs etc.
   This site is like a second home to me & its members are like my extended family, thank You and God Bless, MJ


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Blog Posted:4/3/2011 9:14:00 PM
        I'm trying to download some pictures on the site but not having much luck. i just posted about a hundred on my Facebook page so I don't know why I can't get couple up here. I think it may have to do with the name.
        I had a pretty good day today. I gave my respects to the Lord, wrote and read some poems, had some popcorn with my wife, and played with our new pup. Life just doesn't get any better. My wife and I talked about our life and how it's going. We talked about where we are and where we one day plan to be. Far as I'm concerned as long as I'm with her it doesn't really matter. 
        I'm still learning all type's of things on my new mac. This laptop is a great setup and I'm just learning. i can do in an hour what took me most of the day on my old mac. With the top site feature I can bounce from this site to my school site in a couple of seconds. Really fast performance on these mac book pros, I'm glad I bought it. It has a feature to use verbal commands but when you stutter it doesn't work right. I think it tries to stutter with me but doesn't have that program.
        Thank you guys for being there it helped a lot, mj
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  1. Date: 4/5/2011 9:57:00 AM
    How interesting that Constance has a low, deep voice too. In school the choir director used to make me sing with the boys, but the deep voice did help me get work in radio. Constance and I seem to have many things in common. Keep working on those picture, M.J. Just try loading them to your blog photos and let us know when we can view them.

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  1. Date: 4/5/2011 9:55:00 AM
    As Andrea says, many of us are struggling now, but I'm glad life is being good to you now. Keep the faith, M.J. Blog photos are easy to post here in the blog photo section, but uploading one for a contest requires an internet address. Love, Carolyn

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  1. Date: 4/4/2011 8:30:00 PM
    Michael, I think you and I are in totally different places in our lives right now. I have never been at a lower point in my life. Count yourself lucky, my friend. I sure remember the good times when all was right with the world for my whole family. I always did appreciate those times too! Luv, Andrea

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  1. Date: 4/4/2011 6:08:00 PM
    I also have trouble downloading pics on here, I think you are right, it has to do with the name or perhaps size. I had a horrible day, I worked, ha ha, Nothing better than popcorn with the one you love, and good conversations on life, My computer is as old as the hills, I pray each day, it does not crash.. I have fast internet also, I pay high for that, My problem with verbal commands is that I have a wierd voice, l a low and hushed voice, and some say I have an accent but I do not hear it~~

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  1. Date: 4/4/2011 3:39:00 PM
    I seem ONLY to be able to upload personal pictures from facebook? Go figure? Light & Love

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  1. Date: 4/4/2011 5:51:00 AM
    Hi Michael, I just enjoyed your poem about Millie, and now your blog also. Happy to hear your Mac book is doing well. Take care my friend. Hugs, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 4/4/2011 4:35:00 AM
    Michael this system allows u to download ten photos .if u already have ten u need to delete one before uploading another ..for blogs.. I just did mine with my baby photo ..had to removed one of my wedding photos to make room.. if u are transferring from a camera if should be very easy luv.. good luck.. P.S. Adm. is on vacation until April 11th so if u notify them as to this problem they will reply when they return luv..

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  1. Date: 4/4/2011 3:15:00 AM
    a hail you for overcomimg the obstacles of life, michael.. well, i'm not good with computers either, so bear with me.. i'll do a blog as soon as i can... all my best to you and keep on trucking! keep the faith.. lovely pictures!!:) huggs

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  1. Date: 4/3/2011 10:16:00 PM
    Hi Michael :) happy to see you posting here again-- I really admire your outlook on life-- continue having that faith and love :D-- as for you trying to put up photos here, you might be right about the file name? I noticed that too whenever the file name has a symbol like a parenthesis, Soup here doesn't allow it to be uploaded, or if the file size exceeds 2Mb for the photos (if profile photos I think the limit is just 1Mb) --what I do in those cases would be to edit the filename, so it won't include symbols? after that, no more problems with it -- I hope this helps-- God bless you & your beautiful family :)

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