Off the Ropes
Roland Vandal & Carlene Rummery
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Having been sexually abused by a boxing coach as a teen, and not knowing who to trust or tell, Roland Vandal found solace in drugs and alcohol. His addictions led to failed relationships, criminal activities, and the inevitable trouble with the law. When he woke up from a failed suicide attempt in 2001, Roland knew he had finally hit bottom. He dialled the phone and sought help
Off the Ropes tells his story in the raw, from the abuse and addictions to his eventual triumph over adversity. Clean and sober for over a decade, An advocate for at-risk youth and a sought-after motivational speaker, Roland is now living a life he never dreamed possible.