Hi. My name is Kenneth Dabney. I'm 43 years old, born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. Happily married to my beautiful wife, LaWana with three wonderful children. My interest in real estate investing goes back about 4 or 5 years. I've always wanted to be a real estate investor but I've been afraid to do so. Reading Dean's course has given me the confidence I need. I graduated high school in 1984, attended college for two years before quitting to join the military. I've worked dead end jobs all of my adult life and, having grown sick and tired of struggling and living from paycheck to paycheck, I'm determined to make a better life for me and my family. I've yet to make my first deal as I'm still studying the course. I'm looking to meet new people who can give me more insight and confidence to get the ball rolling. There is still so much that I don't fully understand but I'm not gonna give up. I'm determined to make this work for me. Thanks Dean! Your book has answered a lot of questions that held me back in the past. I'm still not finished studying the book. So as of now, I've not done any marketing to find buyers or sellers. However, I've set a goal to make my first deal within the next 3 weeks. I know I can do it! I'd love to hear from someone who can help guide me through the process or at least give me a word of encouragement.