Buddy Shadid on son Anthony's memoir: 'When he wrote, it was like poetry'

Buddy Shadid on son Anthony's memoir: 'When he wrote, it was like poetry'

Buddy Shadid is trying to get through the book, but is so overcome with emotion when he looks at his son's words that he can read only a few pages at once.

They talked about the book often. “He wanted to please me and he would frame it in a way I would like,” he said.

“Every time I read a line, it brings back a memory.”

  • Andrew Beaujon

    Andrew Beaujon reported on the media for Poynter from 2012 to 2015. He was previously arts editor at TBD.com and managing editor of Washington City Paper. He's the author of the 2006 book "Body Piercing Saved My Life," about Christian rock and evangelical Christian culture.

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