Truer Grit

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Truer Grit
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Truer Grit
by John R. Huckaby

This book is an amazing autobiography of John R. Huckaby, AKA the Incredible Huck, a very interesting and unforgettable man who was twice clinically dead. His fortitude unravels as hero in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.

Several chapters are devoted to Huckaby's running bizarre races and stunts. He is a National Senior record holder, a Believe It or Not Ripley standout, Hawaiian Triathloner, and a man that escaped death many times (bitten by a poisonous snake, chased by a bear, and survivor of a 90 MPH car accident). The book is also about the author's many gifts and his ability to switch them at will. Huckaby is a runner, engineer, businessman, TV star, artist/muralist, military and college adjunct, world traveler, and a legend in his own time.

About the Author

John R. Huckaby, AKA the Incredible Huck, was born in Ranger, Texas, in 1921. In his attempts to fulfill himself by becoming all that he could possibly become, he made full use of all his gifts and abilities, mental and physical.

In his lifetime he has crammed the activities of a dozen ordinary lifetimes. He has been a war hero, engineer, artist, businessman, military/college adjunct, sportsman, and TechRep France. He retired in 1986.

Huckaby lives in Rome, New York, with his wife Betty. He has one son and one daughter.

(2013, paperback, 112 pages)