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Before the Ever After

Before the Ever After

For as long as ZJ can remember, his dad has been everyone’s hero. As a charming, talented, and successful former pro football player, he’s loved by his family, the neighborhood kids, and his adoring sports fans. But lately, life at ZJ’s house has been anything but charming. His dad’s football fame came with a price and now he’s having trouble remembering things and seems to be angry all the time. ZJ’s mom explains it’s because of all the head injuries Dad sustained during his career but that doesn’t lessen the pain when his own father forgets his name. As the family deals with the challenges of the present and their fears of an unknown future, ZJ struggles to hang onto his memories of his dad’s glory days while trying to figure out what the past amounts to if his father can’t remember it. A told in verse story by an award winning author that explores the price of fame on the field.


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