Derek grew up under extremely difficult circumstances. His lost his father when he was child and was raised by a mother that was forced to go on welfare. He faced the cruelty of being bullied, and suffered sexual abuse at the hands of a predator. It took years of anxiety attacks, anger and heart issues to come to the realization that there must be a better way to live. We find out how in this courageous tale. We also hear about why he chose to join the military at a very young age, and how his determination and work ethic allowed him to become a live soundman and what it was like to tour with 80s hair metal bands, and eventually work with one of the largest production companies in Canada. Come with us in this story of a survivor.