By Mick Foley, Mankind, WWF
Mick Foley is a pleasant guy, a relatives guy who loves entertainment parks and consuming ice cream in mattress. So find out how to clarify these jap loss of life fits in jewelry with explosives, golden thumbtacks and barbed cord rather than rope? The second-degree burn tissue? And the lacking ear that was once ripped off in the course of a bout-in which he stored scuffling with? this is an intimate glimpse into Mick Foley's brain, his background, his paintings and what a few may perhaps name his pathology. Now with an advantage bankruptcy summarizing the previous 15 months-from his adventure as a bestselling writer via his parting concepts earlier than his ultimate fit. A story of blood, sweat, tears and extra blood-all in his personal words-straight from the twisted genius in the back of Cactus Jack, Dude Love, and Mankind.
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He asked me. ” “I’m pretty cold, too,” I told him as my teeth chattered. “I’ve got an idea,” he said. ” I asked him. “Feel the water,” he said. I put my hand in the river and it felt like bathwater. My dad and I jumped into the river and drifted home as we held on to the boat. We talked and laughed the entire way home. I don’t know why I’ve always remembered that experience; I guess it’s because my dad turned a miserable incident into a good memory for me. For once, it wasn’t about toughness and being a man.
It was the first duck I ever shot left-handed, but it would be the first of many. I eventually made the switch to shooting left-handed permanently. It was the hardest obstacle I’ve ever had to overcome in hunting, but it made me a better shot because I’m left-eye dominant. When Mike and I went back to my dad’s house and told him what happened, Phil didn’t believe us, even though we had the teal and bass as evidence. He’d told us about a similar feat many times before, when his friend Hookin’ Bull Thompson pulled in a fish with one hand and shot a duck with the other.
I always believed he was the most self-confident man in the world. One of my friends, Matt, who was a couple of years older than me, was sitting next to me in church. He apparently was very moved by my dad’s sermon. My friend and I had a discussion about the Gospel, and it kind of broke the ice for faith in Christ being a reality in my life. Up until that time, I’d thought about what it meant to be a Christian, but I hadn’t taken the step for myself. I remember riding in the car with my mom going to school one morning.