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One of my favorite quotes is from a friend; "I want to die in my sleep like my Grandfather did, not crying and screaming like his passengers!"

Background Information

 I have had a lifelong interest in birds and flight and have been fortunate enough to combine them both. I currently work as an Environmental Educator with Wings to Soar, a non profit organization based near Chattanooga, Tennessee. My wife, Dale, and I conduct live birds of prey programs at schools, state parks, civic groups and at Rock City, a local attraction above Chattanooga. I have worked professionally with birds since 1977 and have been a hang glider pilot since 1975. Major influences in my life have been Marlin Perkins, Jacques Cousteau, Jane Goodall, Johnny Carson and David Letterman (I am a big fan of comedy)..

I was motivated to write this book about my life and the events that led me to take a one-winged Bald Eagle hang gliding because I felt that I have had an interesting life. I hope the readers of my book will think so as well.

Birth Place
New Albany, MS Union

I receive a Certificate of Excellence from the American Association of Zookeepers in 1979

Contact Information
Wings to Soar
P.O. Box 743 
Trenton GA 30752   United States
Contact Author: John L Stokes
Favorite Links

An Eagle's Sky, My Life as a Birdman
This is my direct link to my e-book, "An Eagle's Sky, My Life as a Birdman"

Osceola, the Hang Gliding Eagle
This is my website that has photos and videos of hang gliding with Osceola the Bald Eagle.

An Eagle's Sky blogspot
This is a blogspot that contains photos related to my book.

Wings to Soar
This is my work related website.

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