For more than forty years, Tony March generously donated most of his fortune and countless hours to help those in need, but no one ever knew?until now.To the public, he was the founder of one of the most successful minority-owned businesses in the country, a champion for minority business owners, and a respected community leader entrusted to manage $1 billion in state funds. Privately, however, Tony indulged his true passion: getting his hands dirty serving the homeless community. In shocking detail, Paying It Backward presents Tony?s incredible journey from poverty, abuse, racism, and depression in a Daytona Beach ghetto to the highest level of business success and a life filled with purpose. More importantly, Tony shows how anyone?no matter who they are or where they come from?can improve their lives, conquer any hardship, and develop a heart for serving others.? When you reach the top of the mountain, Tony says, you can either sit at the peak or reach back down and help others climb. In Paying It Backward, Tony reflects on his struggles on the way up?and the joy he found by reaching back down.