Ellen Sterling: Mike Tyson: He's Lived and He's Learned -- Now He's Telling the Story
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"I love entertaining people. I love the live stuff. The stage was what I was made for."
The speaker is Mike Tyson. He's sitting in the corner of an L-shaped couch in a 12th floor suite in the MGM Grand, hosting a parade of journalists who have come to interview him because, this week, he will be taking the stage at the hotel's Hollywood Theatre to perform Undisputed Truth, a multi-media retrospective of his life so far.
I interviewed Tyson because I write often about Las Vegas shows and his is news. Although I'd read of his exploits over the years, I honestly came into the interview with no opinion one way or another about him. A half-hour or so later, after the interview, I can say I am eager to see the show and impressed with the guy's depth, knowledge and perspective.
At 45, "Iron Mike" Tyson can look back on a life that so far has been -- well, choose your adjective: tumultuous, public, controversial, turbulent or, even, all of the above. But, now, the best adje
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