New Book Coming October 9

A sequel to The Five People You Meet in Heaven. Click here to learn more.

Special giveaway here!

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6th Annual Radiothon Raised $1,258,257.00

We’ve been doing this for 6 years now, and surely we couldn’t ask you to give again. Surely our guests will dodge our calls to appear, to call in, to sign something and send to us. But every year, just when I think your generosity cannot be surpassed it is. Thank you!

We're Back!

Anchored by Mitch Albom and Mike Lupica – two of The Sports Reporters longest-standing members – the magic of the show is in podcast form, enabling the hosts to continue their highly popular tradition with the benefit of twice-a-week perspectives with a special guest each episode.

Tuesdays is 20!

Get the 20th Anniversary Edition, with a new afterword!


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Now in Paperback

All humans are musical. Why else would the Lord give you a beating heart?


Have you read them all?


A Musical Companion

Bringing the music of Frankie Presto to life! Digital download available now, CD exclusive through Barnes & Noble on 11/20. 

Featuring original songs including “Forever Wrong” by Sawyer Fredericks and others by Ingrid MichaelsonMat Kearney, and Phredley Brown.


The premier training center for young people to improve their community, starting with themselves. The center offers a unique approach to Motivational learning.

A Primo Dessert Experience

Now open in Campus Martius in downtown Detroit

100% of the profits benefit SAY Detroit

Who is Frankie Presto?

A virtuoso?
An overnight pop star?
An orphan?

A mystery…


Tour Dates Announced for The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

Most of the following events are ticketed and include a hardcover copy of the book, and some even raise funds for charity in celebration of the release of The Next Person You Meet in Heaven, a sequel to The Five People You Meet in Heaven. More events in Michigan will...

Henrik Zetterberg’s retirement ends an era for Red Wings

That was no accident Friday. Hank Zetterberg said goodbye to an amazing hockey career exactly where he wanted to do it: Where it began. “Having a little media scrum in the corner, in a practice rink, in Traverse City, during training camp,” he admitted Saturday via...

‘Next person’ book launch to help kids who have no one else

PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI – As I finish this, I am in a vehicle about to pull up to our orphanage. I will likely be greeted by a happy rush of children, whom I haven’t seen in a month, jumping and squealing and asking if I brought them anything. It is the best way to...

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Inspired by visits to his dying professor Morrie Schwartz – who told him “Giving is living” – author Mitch Albom began to form charities in the mid-1990s. Today, S.A.Y. Detroit and the Have Faith Haiti Mission & Orphanage helping those who need it most.

Learn more about S.A.Y. Detroit’s many initiatives at Meet the special children of Have Faith Haiti at

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