New Book, "The Man I Was Destined to Be" by Michael Tandoi, Discusses How a Former Addict Came to Terms with the Past and Found a Future in God

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Former addict shares experience from prison cell to business owner.

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My constant hope is that the story will help even just one person.

From an addictive and crime ridden past, author Michael Tandoi knew his life story could inspire others to overcome their share of problems.

Tandoi’s life of drug addiction quickly spiraled out of control when he was 27. His addiction led to a seven-year prison sentence. During his stay in prison, Tandoi battled his demons and finally became sober.

Three years and the death of his father made him realize that his past held him back from becoming the man he ought to be. In order to move on, he knew he had to accept his failures and work to rebuild his relationship with God.

The inspiration behind telling his story came from his weekly phone call with his aunt, Bonnie Travaglini. She encouraged Tandoi’s idea to write his story as a way to help him cope and hopefully motivate others battling similar issues in the future.

“My constant hope is that the story will help even just one person,” Tandoi said.

Tandoi’s new book, “The Man I Was Destined to Be,” chronicles his life through his extensive drug addiction and his life-changing incarceration.

“The Man I Was Destined to Be“
By: Michael Tandoi
ISBN: 13 978-1490802169

Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Westbow online bookstores.

About the author

Michael Tandoi is a former addict who once lived a life of crime that led to his eventual incarceration. Today, Tandoi is the business owner and operator of his father’s former business, Tandoi Asphalt Co. He is currently an active member of St. Monica Church in Rochester. Tandoi is making plans to speak at drug counseling centers, rehabilitation facilities and jails to share his story.

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