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Open-Door Daddy


Life was like a roller-coaster for Alexander Carstarphen jr. when he was a kid growing up in Camden, New Jersey. Inspired by his good and bad experiences, Carstarphen shares his story in Open-Door Daddy.


The book tells the true story of Castarphen recounting those days when he was a kid in elementary school, his interactions with friends and so-called friends who got him into a lot of trouble and a couple of school fights.


He also recalls his experience in middle school, in losing his mother, joining the Marine Corps, getting odd jobs and into trouble ending up in a correctional institution.  Through all those years, Castarphen is still thankful to God that he survived life living in Camden. In spite of everything that has happened to him, he believes, “God is still good.”