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Little Harbor Publishing Announcing Release of Manning Up In Alaska by Dick Drechsler
Date:5/28/2009

Sailor and cancer survivor's book details inspirational story of survival and adventure

SEATTLE, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Dick Drechsler's astounding true story of overcoming cancer, sailing 2600 miles to Alaska and finding new direction, Manning Up In Alaska, is now available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and www.ManningUpInAlaska.com, says Nicholas Agro, president of Little Harbor Publishing, Inc.

"I started reading your book last night and could not put it down," says Sandy Golden, retired investigative reporter and founding executive director of Mother's Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.). "I'm really impressed. Manning Up In Alaska is a good read. From time to time I am sent books from new authors and, most of the time, I glance at them and never read them. Your book is different. Wow! Your book really does deserve a wide audience. It is that well written and good. Congratulations."

"Congratulations!!! Your story of surviving cancer is riveting AND powerfully inspirational, and I believe anyone who reads or hears it benefits in innumerable ways!" wrote Nancy Lewis, Director of Development, City of Hope.

Farley E. Yang, M.D., Radiation Oncologists of Central Arizona said, "As a radiation oncologist, I'd like to say it has been my privilege to share your story with other patients as a source of encouragement for them. Your book will not only entertain your readers, but will show those who suffer from the ill effects of cancer treatment that there is, indeed, hope after traveling the long path back to health."

Dick Drechsler's book engages the reader emotionally from page one by introducing a likeable, successful guy who gets a dire wakeup call after Stage III neck-and-throat cancer leaves him with the lifelong inability to eat. Despite his handicap, Drechsler undertakes an exciting and entertaining sailing adventure which extends from Mexico to Alaska. During the trip, he writes a blog that - astonishingly - receives thousands of visitors encouraged by his example. In the end, they inspire Drechsler to create the Sail Through Cancer Foundation with the purpose of helping others to thrive in the face of adversity.

http://www.manningupinalaska.com/

About the Sail Through Cancer Foundation

The Sail Through Cancer Foundation (www.sailthrucancer.org), is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. The organization supports a "Six Point Plan For Presidential Action" for the reform of treatment for cancer sufferers. Other activities of the Foundation include the sharing of examples, such as his, of surviving and even thriving after cancer, as well as the distribution of inspirational materials, including Dick's book, Manning Up In Alaska. Dick is currently in the process of recruiting an Armada of Hope - a cadre of boaters willing to volunteer one afternoon a season to take cancer survivors out on the water - and plans to have 1000 volunteers by the end of 2010.


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