Forgiving Troy: A True Story of Murder, Mental Illness and Recovery

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Thom Bierdz, May 1, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
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Thom Bierdz is currently on a recurring role on CBS' The Young and the Restlessówith seven million daily viewersóreprising his role from twenty years ago. He is a fan favorite and his book opens all of the doors and windows into his personal life of tragedy and redemption,†the murder of his mother, familial mental illness, and Thom's now openly gay and proud lifestyle.†Thom has forgiven his schizophrenic brother, Troy, who will spend the rest of his life in a Wisconsin state prison.

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Review: Forgiving Troy: A True Story of Murder, Mental Illness and Recovery

User Review  - Janice Lowder - Goodreads

A good change of pace from my normal reading genera . If this act can be forgiven , why do we cling so tightly to our petty angers ? Read full review

Review: Forgiving Troy: A True Story of Murder, Mental Illness and Recovery

User Review  - TC - Goodreads

It takes a strong man to forgive a brother you can't trust not to kill you. Such is the case for 'The Young and the Restless' actor Thom Bierdz, whose real-life battle with his paranoid schizophrenic ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Thom Bierdz is an actor on the soap opera The Young and the Restless. After his unspeakable family tragedy, Thom spent the next 5 years painting as therapy. Now hailed as a talented artist, Thom still paints and has raised over $100,000 for charities. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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