Tom McGranahan was born in Richmond Va. 9/29/57 the second oldest in a family of eight. He lives with his wife Angela and 2 daughters, Mariah and Arielle. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He was a member of Virginia State Board for People with Disabilities 6/95-6/99, and speaker at Department of Education’s 3rd National Employment Conference 9/11/00.

Tom exercises every other day at the gym and operates a residential painting business. He steadily perseveres to address life’s challenges – like writing this book – even after 50% of the language section of his brain was removed in his 4th brain operation.