Kenneth J. (Ken) Souza is a natural born story teller with a gift to make people laugh and feel good about being alive. His humor and sensitivity come alive in his writing, during his motivational speaking, or talking one-on-one over coffee. Ken was born in Alameda, California in 1948 and raised in San Leandro and Oakland, California. Ken's occupation as a Teamster for 37 years flavored his ability to find the right words to express the dimension of his experiences in life. Ken served both as a truck driver and then as an officer for Teamsters Local 432 in Oakland. This is Ken's first book.