"I Wanted to Be Bad" is an inspiring story of the human spirit and the ability to change for the better. Many times challenges or changes promote fear. To the many people who feel like this now, author James Young offers hope from his own personal story. He tells how he matured into a real man and how the criminal in him grew into a human being. Young's story shows how he was able to change and improve not only the quality of his own life, but also the lives of those around him. "I Wanted to Be Bad" will give you the gift of believing in miracles, because miracles do happen. If you believe in love, love will appear. Your very thoughts can and will change your life. Each person has a chance at a fulfilling life, no matter what they have or have not done in the past. Young learned this and so can you; there really are second chances in life. No one is born perfect; everyone makes mistakes."Because this is what happened to me, there is hope for you, too," Young says. "Beauty can become evident if you carry it inside you. The world is only a mirror and gives back the reflection of our own image. You are what you want to be, and you can be whatever you want."