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Against All Odds - signed first edition - 2011

Senator Scott Brown

Scott Philip Brown was born on September 12, 1959, in Kittery, Maine. He is a Republican politician and attorney who gained national attention for his unexpected victory in the special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Senator Ted Kennedy in 2010. Brown, a graduate of Tufts University and Boston College Law School, began his political career in the Massachusetts State Legislature. He served in both the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1998-2004) and the State Senate (2004-2010). Brown's moderate stance and bipartisan approach contributed to his appeal in a traditionally Democratic state.

In the special election held on January 19, 2010, Scott Brown secured a historic victory by winning the Senate seat held by Democrats for several decades. His campaign focused on issues such as healthcare reform and government spending. Brown's election to the U.S. Senate was seen as a significant upset and played a role in the national debate on healthcare reform. During his time in the Senate, Brown was known for his independent voting record and willingness to collaborate across party lines. He served on various committees, including the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs.

In the 2012 election, Brown faced a competitive race for a full six-year term but was defeated by Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren. Following his Senate tenure, Brown remained active in public service and engaged in various endeavors.

Against All Odds - My Life of Hardship, Fast Breaks, and Second Chances

Against All Odds is the extraordinary personal story of the man who rose up to meet the challenge of terrific opposition and become one of America's most promising new political figures Senator Scott Brown. Brown is famous for succeeding popular Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy after Kennedy’s death in 2010 but, as he reveals in a compelling memoir reminiscent of Sarah Palin’s Going Rogue and Clarence Thomas’s My Grandfather’s Son, his experiences with struggle and achievement go back a lifetime.

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