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We Don’t Have to Relive the Sad and Bad Memories of Christmas Past

When I think back to my childhood, I don’t remember much about the ten Christmases I spent in the Beardsley household except that I often found myself extremely depressed. While some of the other children in the house seemed to be excited about the holiday atmosphere, I found it difficult… Read entire post

Share My True Story. Share Your True Story.

I am constantly being approached by people I know socially or professionally and whom I consider emotionally stable.  In every case, they begin a conversation by thanking me for writing True North – The Shocking Truth about “Yours, Mine and Ours”, and then describe their own childhood challenges and experiences… Read entire post

Hope for Victims of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse – With Help, Children can Grow Up to be the People They Were Meant to Be

Recently I had the opportunity to be a guest speaker at the annual fundraising luncheon for Voices for Children – CASA of Monterey County.  For the approximately 250 people in attendance, I shared passages from True North – The Shocking Truth about “Yours, Mine and Ours”.  During the presentation you… Read entire post

We can Stop the Perpetuation of Child Abuse and Domestic Violence

An old classmate of mine from Maharishi University of Management, (which I still like to call MIU) has been following my blogs and the articles that have been written about my book, True North – The Shocking Truth about “Yours, Mine and Ours”.  In a recent email conversation, he sent… Read entire post

Tom North is an Official Supporter of National CASA Voices for Children

Tom North, author of True North – The Shocking Truth about “Yours, Mine and Ours”, is an official supporter of National CASA Voices for Children. Tom North remarks, “I am proud to be supporting this organization and I encourage all readers and followers to make a difference in the lives of abused… Read entire post

Tom North’s Story of Child Abuse and Sexual Abuse is Featured in the Monterey County Herald

Tom North’s story of growing up in the family made famous in the movie, “Yours, Mine and Ours” starring Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda is in the Monterey County Herald. The article titled, “‘Yours, Mine and Ours’ child shares a darker version of his all-American family”, was written by Herald… Read entire post

I Love Lucy, Too

Last Saturday I enjoyed speaking and signing books at Book Soup in West Hollywood.  One of the attendees was author, Michael Stern, who has written a book called I Had a Ball: My Friendship with Lucille Ball which is about his early life relationship with Lucille Ball, the star of Yours, Mine and… Read entire post

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