I am from Walnut Creek and Budapest, a privileged life in California and communism behind the iron curtain.
I am from goulash, langos and pörkölt.
I am from the best schools: Seven Hills, College Prep, UC San Diego, George Washington and University of Chicago.
I am from a 1978 Cadillac Sedan de Ville, also known as "Das Boot."
I am from a family that almost went bankrupt in high school, emotional abuse and losing my dad at 20.
I am from escaping to Europe and a life in nine countries on four continents.
I am from an abusive relationship, an eating disorder and addiction.
I am from raves in the '90's, Widespread Panic, karaoke and my own rock band, Soul Survivor.
I am from opera and musical theater.
I am from my dog Davey and sheltered animals.
I am from ownership and not victimhood.
I am from service, integrity and freedom.