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I'm a writer and storyteller from Chicago.

I am Returning to Run with the Bulls in Pamplona

It’s been a year since my near fatal goring July 9th 2014 in the bull run in Pamplona. I’m healed up and ready to run again. I leave July 4th for Pamplona. I will run with the bulls July 7th … Continue reading

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Benjamin Miller Gored in Ciudad Rodrigo CBS & NBC National News and Fox Local in Atlanta

20 year old American Benjamin Miller narrowly survived a brutal goring this past weekend in Ciudad Rodrigo during the town’s Carnival del Toro Festival. The Bull flipped him and gored him repeatedly. CBS contacted me and asked me into the … Continue reading

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Bill Hillmann on Snap Judgment

I appeared on NPR’s Snap Judgment this week telling the story of the goring I famously survived last summer. http://snapjudgment.org/running-bulls The story is explored at length in my highly anticipated forthcoming memoir Mozos: A Decade Running with the Bulls of Spain … Continue reading

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My 2012

Sorry to any fan’s of this blog for my in-activity. I’ve been writing for money lately and this blog don’t pay. That said, I thought I’d do a re-cap of my 2012. It was an incredible year in my life. … Continue reading

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Fonfara on a Steady Road

8 Count Productions put on a strong night of boxing at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago Friday Night. Chicago-based contender Andrzej Fonfara (21-2, 12KOs) stopped former world Champion Byron Mitchell (29-10-1 22KOs) in the third round to claim the USBO Light Heavyweight title. … Continue reading

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Smokin’ Joe Frazier Tribute

To Box, is to hit and not be hit. Many in the sport fail to truly understand the art of pressure-fighting. They perceive it as a brutal style—ugly and grueling. What they are un-able to see is a nuanced, strategic, … Continue reading

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Donovan George set to Face Librado Andrade.

The IBF Super Middleweight Title Eliminator bout between Donovan George (22-1-1, 19KOs) and Librado Andrade (30-4, 23Kos) is set to take place on December 17th in Mexico. The bout will be televised in Mexico as well as the US. Fight … Continue reading

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