Feb 2, 2022
In this week’s episode, we learn the story of Dr. Albert Russell. Dr. Russell is a native of Mobile, Alabama who grew up with six siblings and was raised by a single mother after his father passed away when Dr. Russell was 3 years old. He talks about navigating through his adolescence and earning his Ph.D. in organic chemistry and becoming the head of the chemistry department at Tuskegee University. He is a father, professor, husband and pastor. His story is one of understanding what is important in life and perseverance.
- When you get knocked down, get back up.
- When bad things happen, the world does not stop. Don’t wallow in despair. Keep moving forward.
- Life is a balancing act that requires choices and priorities.
- Be your own person, not a follower.
- Giving up does not solve your problem. You’ve got to stay in the race.
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More About Rod Cate and Get Back Up:
On August 14, 1981, Rod broke his neck while making a tackle that left him paralyzed from the neck down. In a split second, he went from athlete to quadriplegic. Get Back Up is the story of Rod's life journey and provides a detailed account of what it’s like to be handicapped, how to overcome it and how to thrive. The book gives you a look into trying legal cases through the eyes of a handicapped lawyer. The book’s purpose is to hopefully motivate you to not allow life’s sometimes devastating twists and turns ruin your quest for a great life. If your life is perfect and you have never suffered a tragedy, this book may not be for you. For the rest of us who have hit a bump or two on the road of life and are still trying to make it happen, this is your book.