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Published:October 16th, 2010 11:06 EST
Hooman Hamzehloui, Author of Mutombo and Me chats with Judyth Piazza on The AP

Hooman Hamzehloui, Author of Mutombo and Me chats with Judyth Piazza on The AP

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Getting banned from every NBA arena for calling Dikembe Mutombo a monkey led Hooman Hamzehloui to fall into the deepest depression imaginable. He then turned this most embarrassing negative into the greatest positive of his life by letting others run his lucrative real estate practice to pursue his life long dream of becoming a motivational speaker. Hooman wanted to be remembered for a legacy of helping others break out of their normal daily lives and live the life of their dreams.


This life changing experience led Hooman to successes he never imagined possible. Hooman decided to write a book about his life changing experience so the average person could achieve greatness just like Hooman did.


The book Mutombo and Me is about the events following the night which Hooman Hamzehloui became infamous around the world for being the racist who was banned from every NBA arena. Unknowingly using words of racist hate, Hooman became the recipient of hate mail, death threats, and nasty calls. Hooman had always been an advocate against racism so he felt personally responsible for bringing out the hatred of people all over the world. Hooman who was so well known in Orlando for his successful real estate practice and his super motivated personality, let himself fall into a deep and dark depression following this horrible experience. After being depressed for almost a year, Hooman discovered from within the purpose of this depression was to motivate him to pursuit his dream of becoming a motivational speaker and help people achieve their life long dreams. His message will empower you to change the negatives of your life into the greatest positives by motivating you to pursuit your dreams and desires.


Hooman has been sharing his compelling story with corporations, college students, sales professionals, prison inmates, and troubled teens, and anyone who has gone through difficult times. He is donating 20% of his book sales to the Dikembe Mutombo foundation which helps the living conditions in Dikembe Mutombo`s native Democratic Republic of Congo. He is also donating 20% of all the website traffic proceeds to a different charity every month. Hooman says that with Hoomancan.Com he wants to inspire people all the world to become humanatarians so they can help change the world one thought at a time.