I guess people really can change. According the Mental Floss magazine, the following notables spent at least a bit of time, for one reason or another, living as a hobo: authors James Michener and Jack London; singer/songwriter, Woody Guthrie; boxer, Jack Dempsey; singer/actor, Burl Ives; politician, Winthrop Rockefeller; actor, Clark Gable; and poet/historian, Carl Sandburg.

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A third generation preacher, Mike Shannon is Professor of Preaching at Cincinnati Bible Seminary of Cincinnati Christian University. He has served as a preaching minister, church planter, and college professor. His most recent preaching ministry was at the historic First Christian Church of Johnson City, Tennessee. In his nearly two decades at Cincinnati Christian University, Mike has served as both professor and Dean of the Seminary. He has also been an adjunct professor at Milligan College and Northern Kentucky University. Mike is the author or co-author of several books.

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