Dave Pelzer represents overcoming adversity and has dedicated his life helping others to help themselves. He is a former Air Force Combat Air Crew Member and while on active duty was selected as California Volunteer of the Year. Dave has received personal commendations from four U. S. Presidents and was honored as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Americans. He was also honored as The Outstanding Young Person of the World. Dave is the recipient of the National Jefferson Award which is considered the Pulitzer Prize for public service. Dave is the author of eight inspirational books. His books have been on the Best Sellers lists for well over 13 years combined. A Child Called “It” alone has been on the New York Times bestsellers list for well over 6 years. Dave is the first author to have four #1 International Best Sellers and to have four books simultaneously on the New York Times Best Sellers List.