Daniel Boone Footsteps
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6-minute Stories

Everybody loves a good story
Listen to these 6-minute stories
from both new voices and experienced writers
from the Personal Essay/Story Publishing Project anthologies:
Bearing Up - 2018
Exploring - 2019.
Copies of both books available here.

"Bobby Got His Butt Kicked" by Randell Jones

Standing up for yourself takes courage at any age.


Randell Jones lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He is the author of several award-winning history books, including In the Footsteps of Daniel Boone, and Before They Were Heroes at King’s Mountain. Since 2007, he has served as an invited member of the Road Scholars Speakers Bureau of the North Carolina Humanities Council. He writes, speaks, and publishes as Daniel Boone Footsteps at www.DanielBooneFootsteps.com (also www.RandellJones.com). In 2018, he published Bearing Up, a companion anthology to Exploring, Both books are products of the Personal Essay Publishing Project.

“Bobby Got His Butt Kicked” appears in Bearing Up, the 2018 Personal Essay Publishing Project anthology.