Author shares his story through hardship, speaks at local library

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Kirk Abner had what you would call a ‘normal’ life. Abner grew up with a good family, went to private school and graduated from college. But, there was one thing missing and that was his happiness. 

He suffered from depression in his 40’s, and even considered killing himself a couple of times. He said it was the hardest time of his life, but luckily he pulled out of it.

Given his recovery, and his change of mind set, he decided to write a book. He wrote the book, flower dog man, which became his guide that helped him change the way he looked at the world. He also provides readers with techniques on how to better your life and outlook on the world. 

On Saturday, March 22, he visited the Raleigh County Public Library to share his story on how he overcame his depression. He explains the key to being happy is knowing who you are and not letting the ‘things’ of this world get in the way. things like cars, apartments and money.

“I believe when a human being actualizes he or she is unconditional love. So right now my readers and learning different steps they can take in their own lives to reach their full potential, i.e, unconditional love,” Abner said.

His book can be purchased online through

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