“Secret Rockford”-A Hit In My Book

ProLifeCorner.com – 2-27-2014 – by Chris –  I recently read “Secret Rockford” and I must tell you, in spite of reading about some of the horrible events that have occurred in Rockford, I did enjoy the book.  One of the chapters was entitled “Of Tragedy and Triumph”  and this could easily have been the title of the book.  There are brief stories of great sadness along with those of great success and triumph.  The horrific murder of children and the mob influence in the city were disturbing to read; however, the piece about a one- on- one basketball game and a young person’s rise from poverty is heartwarming.  The book is well worth the time it takes to read  and you just might learn a lot about the Forest City that you never knew. Continue reading