Recovery Addict (since 1986) CEO Charity (since 1996)
Step By Step www.torchoflife.com
Addressing the global organ donation crisis. Over 5,000 media stories, over 1000 student torch champions, millions touched the Torch Of Life, including St Pope John Paul 2, convinced Governments to invest almost a billion dollars in organ transplantation Seeking a team to produce a WORLD CLASS film based on the Step By Step journey & my life ( how my troubled life led to Step By Step. I have an admirer willing to finance this.
Unique traits: 1984..After looking at 20 years, he and co-accused planned an escape at a Toronto courthouse, during drug trial. After overpowering a guard he was within feet of freedom, and claims afterwards, God held him back 1986..After 18 years of Heroin addiction and jails, he found his way to drug treatment centre and after 2 years, became a pioneer drug crusader. He helped hundreds and created Narcotics Anonymous in Toronto. 1995..With hours left, he received a liver transplant. Claims God wanted him to thank his organ donor by walking across Canada 1999..Convinced Ontario Premier Harris to allocate 120 million dollars to promote organ donations after walking 2,500 km throughout Canada 2000-2002..Walked 12,000 miles carrying the Torch of Life across Canada after receiving a liver transplant September 5 2001..Saint John Paul II was following his walk and invited him to the Vatican where he blessed the Torch Of Life, he was carrying.His Holiness wisely gave him marching orders; pass this Torch to the kids 2007-2010..He organized over 1000 students to relay the Torch from Canada to the USA. The kids brought Democrats and Republicans together on the issue of organ donations 2011-2014..He brought 3 world famous organ donor families to Canada and together they carried the Torch 2014-present..He is suffering from terminal kidney disease. He wrote a book and after watching I Tonya, he wants to transform his book into a dark comedy film.