Falling Down is a true story of a teenager who went down the wrong path and a family who struggled to keep up. It is meant to serve as proof to those families and children who cant see a way out of a difficult situation that they are in and that they are t alone. There is reason to keep going and what they are going through is temporary. I was t allowed to have anything that I could use to hurt myself or use to runaway, which included my shoes. The one thing I remember most was the ridiculous slippers they gave us to wear. Bright yellow foam with big smiley faces on them. As if I didn't feel crazy eugh. Daniel Kelly is w a middle school teacher in North Carolina. He also mentors at-risk teens in the hopes that they do t follow the same road he did. A portion of all proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to organizations that provide support to at-risk youth.
Daniel Kelly is a middle school teacher who strives to help the students he sees following the same path he once went down. He regularly volunteers for at-risk children's programs and gives talks to youth, parents, caregivers, and youth- care workers.