Synopses & Reviews
andlt;Bandgt;Country music celebrity Two Foot Fred shares his story of living with dwarfism, overcoming odds, and finding peace and success with a positive attitude.andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Despite his physical limitations from birthand#8212;a form of dwarfism known as diastrophic dysplasia, a cleft palate, clubfeet, and scoliosisand#8212;Fred Gill rose above his circumstances to graduate college and open his first restaurant by the young age of twenty-two. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In 1998, Fred took what proved to be a life-changing trip to Nashville during the cityand#8217;s annual country music celebration, where he met John Rich. That fateful meeting led to a regular job as Ambassador of Attractions for the band Big andamp; Rich, as well as to numerous country music award shows and other television programs. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;But while his successes are many, Fred has had more than his share of challenges, including and#8220;a quarter-life crisisand#8221; and troubles with depression, alcohol, and gambling. Like many other celebrities, Fred worked to find peace, turning to his small-town upbringing for solace and affirmation. andlt;Iandgt;Two Foot Fred andlt;/Iandgt;shows that nothing can defeat you unless you allow it to, and that our lives are simply what we make of them.
About the Author
andlt;Bandgt;Fred Gillandlt;/Bandgt; was known as the Ambassador of Attractions for the super duo Big andamp; Rich. Fred is also a successful entrepreneur, real-estate tycoon, and country music icon.Lisa Wysocky is a bestselling fiction and nonfiction author who splits her time between Minnesota and Tennessee. From the mystery andlt;iandgt;The Opium Equationandlt;/iandgt;, which garnered four awards, to the award-winning andlt;iandgt;Front of the Classandlt;/iandgt;, coauthored with Brad Cohen and aired as a Hallmark Hall of Fame TV movie, Lisaand#8217;s many books empower readers.