- A man, Kenneth Carter III has shared his story of how he overcame tough challenges in his life as a way to encourage people to be the best
- Kenneth revealed that he had to summon up the courage to say farewell to alcohol addiction because he wanted what is good for his life
- Many people on LinkedIn congratulated him for celebrating four years of being clean and sober
A young man, Kenneth Carter III, has shared a personal story of triumph, saying he is celebrating four years of staying off alcohol.
In a LinkedIn post, the man revealed that he was once sentenced to jail for two and a half years. He added that while he was in prison, he pruned out toxic people in his life.
He disclosed that he has overcome all that to become a big business owner of a company called Ameriton Freight & Logistics.
Kenneth told people that he is where he ought to be because he made a very strong decision to put the bottles (referring to his addiction) down and go after his kids, family, and business; things that make him happy.
The man said that he chose to share his story because he does not want anybody to stay down because of the odds stacked against them.
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions to his post below:
Alexander A Lawal said:
"A huge congratulations, well deserved."
Craig Lindsey said:
Daniel Ghigliotty said:
"Congratulations sir, staying the course as you are, does not get easier on it's own. It does get easier because you continue to get better and stronger. Respect."
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Following the death of his father, the man promised that he will make him proud by becoming a successful entrepreneur.
According to Ankith Harathi who shared the story, the life of Tope took a grim turn as a child when he saw his father shot by men who demanded his car key.