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San Antonio Tech Leader Chronicles The Battle To Retake His Own Mind

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Courtesy Lorenzo Gomez III
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Lorenzo Gomez III grew up in one of San Antonio's most crime-riddled neighborhoods and his middle-school years were turbulent, traumatic, and even violent. These trying times led Lorenzo to a dark place, until he made an active effort to improve his mental health as an adult.

In a new book, Gomez shares stories from his mental health journey and overcoming challenges that eventually led to him becoming one of San Antonio’s most influential technology entrepreneurs and advocates.

Guest: Lorenzo Gomez III, author of “Tafolla Toro: Three Years of Fear,” chairman of Geekdom, and co-founder and CEO of Geekdom Media

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*This interview was recorded on Tuesday, November 5.

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