Killing Willis: From Diff'rent Strokes to the Mean Streets to the Life I Always Wanted
Killing Willis: From Diff'rent Strokes to the Mean
The former child star—best known as Willis Jackson on Diff’rent Strokes—shares the shocking but inspirational details of his struggles with addiction, brushes with the law, and fierce fight to carve a path through the darkness and find his true identity. For Todd Bridges early stardom was no protection from painful childhood events that paved the road to his own personal hell. One of the first African-American child actors on shows like Little House on the Prairie, The Waltons, and Roots, Bridges burst to the national forefront on the hit sitcom Diff’rent Strokes as the subject of the popular catchphrase, "What’chu Talkin About Willis?" When the show ended, Bridges was overwhelmed by the off-camera traumas he had faced. Turning to drugs as an escape, he soon lost control. Now, for the first time, Bridges opens up about his life before and after Diff’rent Strokes: the incredible reversals of fortune brought on by fame and the precipitous—and very public—descent that followed; the persecution from police; the drug addiction that nearly consumed him; the criminal charges that almost earned him a life sentence; and his successful legal defense led by Johnnie Cochran. Through it all, Bridges never relented in his quest to fight his way back from the abyss, establish hi...
- ASIN: 1439148996
Robert's Bidding Lessons: Levels 3 and 4: This Week in Bridge Collection
Robert's Bidding Lessons: Levels 3 and 4:
This is a collection of all the Level 3 and Level 4 lessons from This Week in Bridge, published by Adventures in Bridge. Topics covered include Bidding Concepts, Notrump, 2 Over 1 Game Forcing, Constructive Bidding, Fit and Hand Evaluation, Slam Bidding, and Competitive Bidding.
- ASIN: B07MPFX1BX
Robert's Bidding Lessons: Levels 5 and 6: This Week in Bridge Collection
Robert's Bidding Lessons: Levels 5 and 6:
This is a collection of all the Level 5 and Level 6 lessons from This Week in Bridge, published by Adventures in Bridge. Topics covered include Bidding Concepts, Notrump, 2 Over 1 Game Forcing, Constructive Bidding, Fit and Hand Evaluation, Slam Bidding, and Competitive Bidding.
- ASIN: B07MDZ36HG
Robert's Defense Lessons: This Week in Bridge Collection
The Goodbye Book
From bestselling author Todd Parr, a poignant and reassuring story about loss. Through the lens of a pet fish who has lost his companion, Todd Parr tells a moving and wholly accessible story about saying goodbye. Touching upon the host of emotions children experience, Todd reminds readers that it's okay not to know all the answers, and that someone will always be there to support them. An invaluable resource for life's toughest moments.
- Brand: FaithWords/Hachette Book Group
- ASIN: 0316404977
Dana Plato Todd Bridges Rare Photo Shoot Different Strokes Original Transparency
Dana Plato Todd Bridges Rare Photo Shoot Different
This is an original studio or photographers color transparency or 35mm film slide from our historic archive. This is a real collectors item and would make superb quality photographs or prints. This would also be a great addition to any collection or image archive. The transparency is in excellent condition. This collectors item is being sold from one collector to another, no rights are given or implied. Silver Screen are gradually releasing from their vast archives thousands of original photographs, transparencies, negatives, slides, lobby cards and other movie or television memorabilia.
- Brand: Silverscreen
- ASIN: B00GSBYGVE