Book Description: Avoid Life's Major Sand Traps! An incredible range of life lessons sprinkled with unforgettable, moving, and laugh out loud stories. Distills everything young people need into one concise, fun to read format.Practical, reasonable solutions from a totally unique, straightforward approach. Book Benefits: Show young people, in a clear and non-preaching way, how to avoid the major sand traps of life that snag every generation. Also keeps readers entertained with fun and memorable stories from the author's careers as a surgeon, firefighter, police officer, scuba divemaster, golfer, amateur comedian, and more. Target audience: Ages 14 to 40 and concerned parents.Parents: You want your kids to know these things!Completely unique perspective in an easy and fun to read format.Unprecedented approach: Practical, real life advice filled with engaging, funny, and poignant stories. Controversial: It's time to replace: "Just say no," abstinence only, celebrity and reality show worship, intolerance, rigid ideologies, confusing jargon - with accurate information and workable solutions.