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Visions of Courage: The Bobby Smith Story

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Dr. Bobby Smith's legacy is immortalized in his book, "Visions of Courage: The Bobby Smith Story." A former Louisiana State Trooper, Smith was tragically blinded during a traffic stop in 1986, a pivotal moment that reshaped his destiny but did not deter his spirit. Despite his blindness, he pursued higher education, obtaining a Masters in Education and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, and became a revered motivational speaker. His book dives deep into the personal and professional challenges he faced, offering a beacon of hope and resilience to all who read it.

About the Author: Dr. Bobby Smith's journey from a law enforcement officer to a source of inspiration began with a life-changing incident that led to total blindness. Undeterred, he dedicated his life to teaching others how to face adversity with courage and determination. Dr. Smith has passed away, but his words continue to inspire through his writings and the numerous talks he gave across the country. Countless individuals have found solace and strength in Bobby's story.

Purchase the Book: Pre-order the new memorial edition of "Visions of Courage" releasing on September 7th, 2024, or purchase the revised edition available now.

Revised Edition ISBN: ‎ ISBN: 1-885857-23-3

A Message from Janie Smith Seiler

Smith Family"I would like to thank everyone for their support before, during, and after the passing of my husband.  This mission was a labor of love for both Bobby and me. To carry on his mission, we have partnered with the organization, Hope For Heroes, to continue Bobby's important work and legacy.

Hope For Heroes works with colleagues and friends of Bobby, such as Dr. Kevin Gilmartin, author of "Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement," and Dr. Jack Enter, author of "Challenging the Law Enforcement Organization."

I am glad to have Bobby’s works surrounded by those whom he worked with and respected.  Hope For Heroes is collaborating closely with the Visions of Courage team during this transition.  For all inquiries regarding Dr. Bobby Smith's works, please contact the President of Hope For Heroes directly at

Thank you for your continued support and compassion."