A Stray Bullet

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A Stray Bullet

A Stray Bullet

. Title: A Stray Bullet [107 pages/ mins existing run time] Genre: Bio, Romance, Tragedy, Dramatization, Martial Arts Action


Deserted as a child, a young man matures in an orphanage and also later struggles to survive prison and get rid of difficult odds to locate God, redemption and also mercy for an unfortunate mistake.


Noah, at the age of eight, is coping with his mother in the real estate projects in East Tampa fl when his absentee papa comes for a see after being opted for 2 years. After a disagreement and a put in the face by his mother, he leaves her to visit Swainsboro, Georgia with his daddy as well as, after concerning five months, his dad deserts him on the side of the road. He is detected the deserted country road by a random greyhound bus driver that attempts to obtain Noah back to his mommy’s house in East Tampa florida however she denies Noah by pounding the door in his face as well as, not recognizing what else to do he roams for hrs, winding up in Ybor City.

For six months Noah survives on the tough roads of this Cuban area of East Tampa florida and rests in a trash dumpster, eats out of trash bin behind restaurants and also asks for cash from unfamiliar people. One day, a social worker locates him as well as provides him a home in an orphanage where Noah spends the next 9 years of his life till he finishes secondary school and also goes off to college. While in college he undergoes an agonizing break up with his high school sweetie and also looks for help from a senior retired psychiatrist that just offers him mind-altering medications.

He contemplates self-destruction but rather, inadvertently fires and also nearly kills his senior high school sweetheart and her father. Punished to fifteen years in prison, he is hired to be a dog child on the jail’s canine squad to hunt down gotten away prisoners risking his life by gun-fire. After a number of years tracking as well as recording jail-breakers, he is paroled back to finish college where he continues his education and also grads. He after that earns a masters and postgraduate degree in psychology to aid others locate God for several years in his own exclusive method eventually being given a complete excuse from the Guv (Lawton Chiles) of Florida in 1993.

Screenplay Writer: Howard Henderson

Supervisor: TBD

Cast: TBD

Exec Producer: TBD

Producers: TBD

” A gun changes every little thing … a bullet is forever.” - Bob Lee Swagger

In these times of weapon violence and mental illness, this film is needed now more than ever.

You have not solicited my materials but, I’m just sharing my “incredible, engaging and also, involving” tale that might win a person related to it an Oscar nomination if it’s well cast, and also marketed appropriately. So, I recognize you’ll want much more … everybody asks for more of this tale.

’ A Stray Bullet’ is an “fantastic, emotional as well as, compelling” tale of faith and hope, along with an awful tale of redemption and mercy … (according to my critics).

Our company believe everybody will intend to see this movie …

Right here are similar films:.

Cider House Rules (1999) satisfies Shawshank Redemption (1994) meets Good Will Hunting (1997 ). Just like Nights In Rodanthe (2008) other than, Howard Henderson is no Nicholas Triggers so, nobody passes away and also, it has a triumphant, delighted finishing, far more like Rudy (1993) provided his triumphant, satisfied finishing.


” Or Else Mrs. Lincoln, just how did you like the play?”.

I’m a retired psycho therapist living on Merritt Island off the East Coast of Florida.

( Review what critics and also 2 [2] Hollywood producers have stated below concerning my life tale).

Here’s the Indianapolis news paper article:.

” Noah Rode Out Tornado To Thrive”.

by Tim Swarens.

Courtesy of The Indianapolis Celebrity (Friday, November 27, 1998).

Noah was eight when his dad left him alongside a Georgia highway. The kid waited alone for a Greyhound bus motorist to uncover him. It takes him back to Florida, to home and his mommy. However Noah’s mom was living with a brand-new partner. Little kids were no longer welcome. Noah was delegated endure on the roads of Tampa fl. Ultimately gotten and sent to an orphanage, he never ever saw his mommy or father once more. An abandoned kid may be anticipated to turn into a bitter guy. However Noah frequently went beyond assumptions. Each time of year when we give thanks for the good in life, Noah likewise is appreciative for the negative. “God has been examining me, protecting me and also offering me with opportunities that I never ever would certainly have had if I had remained with my moms and dads,” Noah says.

Helping Individuals.

Today, he is a psychologist in Carmel, helping people overcome their own frustrations. He’s likewise a spouse and papa, offering his 3 youngsters with the stability he never ever understood. For 9 years, Noah stayed in the orphanage. He discovered to drive an auto as well as to play a trumpet there. It was, he claims, the starting point he ever before felt safe. By their late teens, kids at the orphanage were expected to leave. A lot of signed up with the military. Noah wished to most likely to university. The parents of two buddies opened their homes to him, giving the possibility to finish secondary school. It was while dealing with one of his brand-new households that he fulfilled the guy that would certainly become his mentor. Sherwin Broersma, pastor of a Dutch Reform church in Tampa bay, took an interest in an orphan child who required a daddy number. “He came to be a very strong design, a leading pressure in my life,” Noah states. “I still make use of a great deal of the advice he’s provided me over the years in therapy with my clients.” After senior high school, Noah made his means to Florida State College, changing majors four times prior to settling on psychology. He discovered he enjoyed assisting others work with their troubles. He additionally was servicing himself. “I cleaned pots and pans at a Red Lobster during summer break. I would certainly stand in the back, scrubbing and also telling myself, ‘I’m a great person and also God likes me.’”.

Going beyond Hardship.

Noah was a transcender, the rare youngster who can be struck with life’s worst and still flourish. We do not totally recognize why one kid when confronted with abuse and also neglect rises while a lot of around him sink. Yet Noah was blessed by three positives in an or else negative youth. He stayed in a well-run organization, where personnel took a passion in him. He discovered a coach. As well as, he created a strong individual belief that gave him hope. “A milestone for me was the capacity to forgive my moms and dads for doing the most effective they knew how,” he says. In his Carmel practice, Dr. Kersey instructs principles that are common to individuals who get over hardship. One is to be committed to transform. Another is to trust the process, to wait patiently while makeover occurs. He additionally worries that temper as well as anxiety can be used as motivators for success. Yet success has not erased Noah’s memories of a painful childhood. His greatest struggle, he claims, is to give his kids the freedom to fail, to not come to be extremely protective as a result of his own experiences. Among those agonizing experiences motivated Dr. Kersey to finish his education and learning. As a boy, he saw a woman he recognized to ask for assistance in protecting a work. The female, who a couple of years earlier had actually virtually taken on Noah, coldly rebuffed him. “I left her home, stood in the driveway as well as claimed, ‘I’ll show her,’” he states. Years later on, after finishing his doctorate, he sent out the lady a message of many thanks. “The most effective retribution is to be successful regardless of the people that let you down,” he says.

Swarens is a Star editorial writer. Copyright (c) 2002 The Indianapolis Celebrity - Reprinted by consent of Tim Swarens.

If you like, I can send you the [107 page] script created by “Howard Henderson” aka me!

This is what movie critics and producers have claimed concerning my life tale:.

” Noah truly has a remarkable story and also has overcome incredible probabilities.” - Jessica Ruskin, Education Supervisor, Charles M. Schulz Gallery.

” I’m extremely thinking about Noah’s outstanding life story.” - Gary Puckett, Musician and also diva in the Union Space.

” Noah was a rare youngster who could be struck with life’s worse and also still flourish” -Tim Swarens, “Noah Rode Out Tornado To Flourish.” Indianapolis Celebrity Information.

” Any individual can make awful blunders when blessed with great chances and support group and also households. Noah had little to none of those benefits. And after that he turned all of it about. He not only has my acceptance, he has my affection.” Roger Guffey.

” I am so astonished at Noah’s tale of belief in God and willpower.”. Carey Odum.

” Noah’s life story will make you cry, since a kid being thrown into the globe to deal with himself is a tragedy.” Ron Barnes, CMA participant.

” If you have actually ever before embraced a kid, you will intend to watch this motion picture.” Gerard Venemen, previous CEO. The Children’s House.

” An appealing tale with several heartbreaking minutes.” - Susan Sheridan.

” A triumphant … grasping tale.” - Diane Bell, The San Diego Union-Tribune.

” Noah’s tale is extremely engaging … with a terrific, delighted ending. What’s unfair is that he really did not reach select his parents.” - Omar Alvarez. The United States Message Office.

” Noah is an incredible man.” - Dr. Jonnie Gonso Ph.D. Retired Certified Psychologist, Indianapolis, Indiana.

” Never quit” - Mark Castaldo, Fate Pictures.

” Don’t ever before quit.” - Marty Katz, Marty Katz Productions.

Thanks once more for putting in the time from your exceptionally active timetable to review this. I look forward to hearing your thoughts. It will certainly aid numerous boys to avoid the very same heartbreaking error I made.

Mark and Marty both stated they enjoyed my tale however, Marty claims he intends to wait and also see the re-write as well as his partner, Campbell, is ill so, he’s her health care company. Mark Castaldo stated he does not create this style of movie.

Thank you for reading this far!



My story is labelled Intent To Kill.

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I composed the screenplay under my nom de plume of Howard Henderson since a specialist film writer botched my true life tale as well as, I wanted it to be precise and also true to what actually happened. Contact me at [mailto:[email protected]] [email protected] if you would like to read a PDF documents of the manuscript or have any concerns.

Testimonies from individuals I backpacked 500 miles with. on El Camino de Santiago in northwestern Spain in 2014.