Local author turns personal journey into inspirational book for other dealing with mental health

ByTony Smith via WLS logo
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
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A Chicago man turned his pain into purpose and he's sharing his own personal journey in the hopes of helping others.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Larry E. Roberts is an award-winning barber, entrepreneur and author.

Roberts tells ABC 7, he turned his personal struggle with mental health issue into book, which he promises will help others struggling with mental health. The book is titled "Out Of The Ashes I Rise." It takes readers on Roberts personal journey as he overcomes mental health issues as he tries to empower others.

For more on where you can purchase the book, click here.