Boyd C. Hipp, II was born and raised in Greenville, SC. He graduated St. Andrews School in Boca Raton, FL and went on to attain a BA in English from Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC and a MBA from The University of South Carolina School of Business. He has been actively engaged in real estate development since 1977 with communities throughout the two Carolinas, Georgia and Florida. He closed his business in June of 2006. His journal, initially written for his children, reflects his experience as he went through alcohol rehab in Statesboro, Georgia in the summer of 2008. It details not only his physical transformation but his spiritual one as well. He currently resides in Charleston, SC. This is his first published work.
The Book: Glad You Are Here
The story of an unexpected intervention and the subsequent experience of 38 days in a rehab hospital is the theme found in Glad You Are Here. It is a journey borne of despair and hopelessness that transcends to one man finding his spiritual compass while beginning the long road back to sobriety. A must read for anyone wrestling with the demon of addiction and personal turmoil this is a message of hope for all. Around the rooms of AA all over the world newcomer and visitor alike are always greeted with a resounding “Glad You Are Here”.