Meet Michael D LeFevre: Author, Blogger and Teacher!

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Living a Beautiful Life

Pull up a chair beautiful people and join us for a chat with the illustrious 80smetalman!

Michael, you’ve written two books (Rock and Roll Children followed by He Was Weird) and have a third in progress. The subject matters are distinct. Do you write what you’re most passionate about or does something else motivate you?

The first two books were definitely born out of passion. When I wrote Rock and Roll Children, I wanted people to know that the 1980s was the golden age of heavy metal. He Was Weird was inspired by the three years of bullying hell I suffered between the ages of 10 and 13. The new book is inspired by perceptions of law and crime in the media.

How long did you spend researching before writing Rock and Roll Children?

I wrote from my own memories and experiences. However, I wanted…

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San Bernardino School Shooting: How Do You Explain Murder to a Child?

It’s horrible that we and our children have to live like this.

Writing With Hope

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My daughter is brave, smart, and, I’ve been, told advanced. But could her little body manage a bullet fired by a gunman who bursts into her classroom with revenge on his mind, fueled by psychotic anger blinding him from all rationality? Parents in San Bernardino are asking themselves a similar question, as their city suffered yet another tragic shooting. This time at an elementary school, no less.

A special-education classroom at North Park Elementary on Monday received a surprise visit from a familiar man who regularly visited the school, where his wife taught. But on this day, he stormed in with a gun firing despite a room full of kids ranging from 1st graders to 4th graders. His wife died at the scene in the hail of bullets, and an 8-year-old boy who was critically wounded died later that day at a local hospital. A…

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