Aging is inevitable, and for many, it signals the beginning of a new chapter - one where you cross off bucket list items and live life to the fullest, on your own terms. However, for some men, aging is a horrible prospect, filled with chronic fatigue, irritability, and inability to perform in the bedroom. If you're concerned about life in middle age and beyond, we've got great news: there are easy, proven steps that you can take to help stop the negative effect of aging.
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For men, getting older comes with its perks, like living life on their own terms and not having to "sweat the small stuff" day in and day out. At the same time, there are aspects of aging that men dread, like hormonal changes. Yes, you read that right â men, not just women, go through hormonal changes as they age. For men, the biggest change involves a drop in testosterone.
Lower levels of testosterone can wreak havoc on a male's mind and body and when left untreated, can result in symptoms like:
Those symptoms are concerning, but with testosterone replacement therapy and anti-aging medicine, many males improve their quality of life with age. The good news is that TRT and anti-aging meds aren't only reserved for "old guys." In fact, there's no magic age at which men should start thinking about hormone replacement therapy. Everyone's body is different, so if you're experiencing the above conditions in your mid-30s, TRT could be a viable solution when you consult with a doctor.
Testosterone is a crucial hormone for men and plays an important role throughout the male lifespan. Most of a male's testosterone is produced through the testicles. Also called the male sex hormone, testosterone starts playing its part during puberty.
When a male goes through puberty, testosterone helps males develop:
As boys turn to men and men grow older, testosterone levels deplete naturally. Sometimes, events like injuries and chronic health conditions like diabetes can lower testosterone levels. Unfortunately, when a man loses too much T, it results in hypogonadism. When this happens, the testosterone must be replaced, or the male will suffer from symptoms like muscle loss, low libido, and even depression.
TRT is exactly what it sounds like: a treatment option for men that replaces testosterone so that your body regulates hormones properly and restores balance to your life. Also called androgen replacement therapy, TRT alleviates the symptoms that men experience with low T.
Originally lab-synthesized in 1935, testosterone has grown in popularity since it was produced. Today, TRT and other testosterone treatments are among the most popular prescriptions in the U.S.
Without getting too deep into the science, TRT works by giving your body the essential testosterone it needs to function correctly. As the primary androgen for both males and females, testosterone impacts many of the body's natural processes â especially those needed for overall health. For example, men with low T are more prone to serious problems like cardiovascular disease and even type-2 diabetes.
When your body quits making enough testosterone, it causes your health to suffer until a solution is presented. That's where TRT and anti-aging medicine for men can help. TRT helps balance your hormones and replenish your depleted testosterone. With time, your body will begin to heal, and many symptoms like low libido and irritability begin to diminish.
For men, aging is the biggest contributor to lower testosterone levels, though there are other causes like obesity, drug abuse, testicular injuries, and certain prescribed medications. Sometimes, long-term health conditions like AIDS, cirrhosis of the liver, and kidney disease can lower testosterone levels.
When a man's testosterone levels drop significantly, it alters his body's ratio of estrogen and testosterone. Lower testosterone levels cause more abdominal fat, which in turn results in increased aromatase, which converts even more testosterone into estrogen.
If you're concerned that you might have low T, you're not alone. Millions of men in the U.S. feel the same way. The best way to find out if your testosterone is low is to get your levels tested.
For sustainable testosterone replacement therapy benefits, you must consult with hormone doctors and experts like those you can find at Global Life Rejuvenation. That way, you can find the root cause of your hormone problems, and our team can craft a personalized HRT plan tailored to your needs.
Are you used to blasting through a productive day and accomplishing all your daily goals? Do you find yourself losing muscle mass and the craving to be intimate with your partner? Does your partner complain about how irritable you have become? If you're not usually a curmudgeon, your body could be giving you a sign. It could be time to speak with a doctor about TRT and anti-aging medicine for men in Asheville, NC.
If you're experiencing any of the following symptoms, you might be battling against low testosterone:
One of the most common reasons that men choose TRT is because they have lost that "spark" with their partner. It's not easy for a man to hear that they're not performing like they used to. Intimacy is a powerful part of any relationship. When a once-healthy sex life dwindles, it can cause serious relationship issues.
The good news is that low libido doesn't have to be a permanent problem. TRT and anti-aging medicines help revert hormone levels back into their normal range. When this happens, many men have a more enjoyable life full of intimacy and sex drive.
Weak erections â it's an uncomfortable subject for many men in the U.S. to talk about. It's even worse to experience first-hand. You're in the midst of an intimate moment, and you can't do your part. Despite being perfectly normal, many men put blame and shame upon themselves when they can't achieve an erection. And while the inability to perform sexually can be caused by poor diet, obesity, and chronic health conditions, low testosterone is often a contributing factor.
Fortunately, weak erections are a treatable condition. The best way to regain your confidence and ability in bed is to speak with your doctor. Once any underlying conditions are discovered, options like TRT may be the best course of treatment.
Do you find it harder and harder to work out and lift weights in the gym? Are you having problems lifting heavy items that you once had no problem lifting?
Recent studies show that when men are inactive, they lose .5% of muscle strength every year, from ages 25 to 60. After 60, muscle loss doubles every decade. While some muscle loss is common as men age, a significant portion can be tied to low testosterone levels. When a man's T levels drop, so does his muscle mass.
Testosterone is a much-needed component used in gaining and retaining muscle mass. That's why many doctors prescribe TRT Asheville, NC, for men having problems with strength. One recent study found that men who increased their testosterone levels using TRT gained as much as 2.5 pounds of muscle mass.
Whether your gym performance is lacking, or you can't lift heavy items like you used to, don't blame it all on age. You could be suffering from hypogonadism.
If you're like millions of other men in their late 20s and 30s, dealing with hair loss is a reality you don't want to face. Closely related to testosterone decline and hormone imbalances, hair loss is distressing for many men. This common symptom is often related to a derivative of testosterone called DHT. Excess amounts of DHT cause hair follicles to halt their production, causing follicles to die.
Because hair located at the front and crown is more sensitive to DHT, it grows slower than other follicles and eventually stops growing permanently. Thankfully, TRT and anti-aging treatments for men in Asheville, NC, is now available to address hair loss for good.
While it's true that you can't change your genes, you can change the effects of low testosterone on your body. Whether you're suffering from thinning hair or hair loss across your entire head, TRT and other hormone therapies can stop hair loss and even reverse the process.
Also called "man boobs," gynecomastia is essentially the enlargement of male breast tissue. This increase in fatty tissue is often caused by hormonal imbalances and an increase in estrogen. For men, estrogen levels are elevated during andropause. Also called male menopause, andropause usually happens because of a lack of testosterone.
If you're a man between the ages of 40 and 55, and you're embarrassed by having large breasts, don't lose hope. TRT is a safe, effective way to eliminate the underlying cause of gynecomastia without invasive surgery. With a custom HRT and fitness program, you can bring your testosterone and estrogen levels back to normal before you know it.
Decreased energy was once considered a normal part of aging. Today, many doctors know better. Advances in technology and our understanding of testosterone show that low T and lack of energy often go hand-in-hand.
If you're struggling to enjoy activities like playing with your kids or hiking in a park due to lack of energy, it could be a sign of low T. Of course, getting tired is perfectly normal for any man. But if you're suffering from continual fatigue, a lack of enjoyment, or a decrease in energy, it might be time to speak with a doctor.
Whether you're having a tough time getting through your day or can't finish activities you used to love, TRT could help.
A study from 2011 showed that men who lose a week's worth of sleep can experience lowered testosterone levels â as much as 15%, according to experts. Additional research into the topic found almost 15% of workers only get five hours of sleep (or less) per night. These findings suggest that sleep loss negatively impacts T levels and wellbeing.
The bottom line is that men who have trouble sleeping often suffer from lower testosterone levels as a result. If you find yourself exhausted at the end of the day but toss and turn all night long, you might have low T.
TRT and anti-aging medicines can restore your T levels back to normal, which can help you sleep better with proper diet and exercise.
You're feeling down about everything, and there's no solid explanation for why you're in such a crummy mood. Your daily life is great and full of success, but you can't help but feel unexcited and unmotivated. If you're experiencing symptoms like these, you may be depressed â and it may stem from low testosterone.
A research study from Munich found that men with depression also commonly had low testosterone levels. This same study also found that depressed men had cortisol levels that were 67% higher than other men. Because higher cortisol levels lead to lower levels of testosterone, the chances of severe depression increase.
Depression is a very real disorder and should always be diagnosed and treated by your doctor. One treatment option gaining in popularity is TRT for depression. Studies show that when TRT is used to restore hormone levels, men enjoy a lighter, more improved mood. That's great news for men who are depressed and have not had success with other treatments like anti-depression medicines, which alter the brain's chemistry.
Ask anyone over the age of 50 how their memory is, and they'll tell you it wasn't what it used to be. Memory loss and lack of concentration occur naturally as we age â these aren't always signs of dementia or Alzheimer's.
However, what many men consider a symptom of age may be caused by low testosterone. A 2006 study found that males with low T levels performed poorly on cognitive skill tests. These results suggest that low testosterone may play a part in reducing cognitive ability. If you're having trouble staying on task or remembering what your schedule is for the day, it might not be due to your age. It might be because your testosterone levels are too low. If you're having trouble concentrating or remembering daily tasks, it could be time to talk to your doctor.
Why? The aforementioned study found that participating men experienced improved cognitive skills when using TRT.
Even though today's society is more inclusive of large people, few adults enjoy gaining weight as they age. Despite their best efforts, many men just can't shed the extra pounds around their midsections, increasing their risk of heart disease and cancer.
Often, male weight gain is caused by hormone imbalances that slow the metabolism and cause weight to pile on. This phase of life is called andropause and happens when there is a lack of testosterone in the body. Couple that with high cortisol levels, and you've got a recipe for flabby guts and double chins.
Fortunately, TRT treatments and physician-led weight loss programs can correct hormone imbalances and lead to healthy weight loss for men.
The benefits of hormone replacement therapy for men are numerous. TRT not only grants relief from low-T symptoms but can help give protection against age-related diseases. Additionally, doctors now recognize male testosterone as an important role in alleviating depression.
Some of the most exciting benefits of TRT can include:
Because men do not go through a specific period of hormonal changes like women do (called menopause), many doctors refer to "male menopause" as androgen decline. This is just another term for low testosterone, but like female menopause, the symptoms can be serious and affect your quality of life.
The best way to fight back against male menopause is with male HRT treatment from Global Life Rejuvenation. We provide the following HRT treatments for men:
Our treatment options are personalized for your body and are available as creams, gels, injectables, and implantable pellets. To find out if testosterone replacement therapy is safe for you, contact Global Life Rejuvenation today to schedule your comprehensive testing and anti-aging treatment consultation.
Growth hormone peptides are an innovative therapy that boosts the natural human growth hormone production in a person's body. These exciting treatment options help slow down the aging process and give you a chance at restoring your youth.
Sermorelin is a synthetic hormone peptide, like GHRH, which triggers the release of growth hormones. When used under the care of a qualified physician, Sermorelin can help you lose weight, increase your energy levels, and help you feel much younger.
Human growth hormone (HGH) therapy has been used for years to treat hormone deficiencies. Unlike HGH, which directly replaces declining human growth hormone levels, Sermorelin addresses the underlying cause of decreased HGH, stimulating the pituitary gland naturally. This approach keeps the mechanisms of growth hormone production active.
Benefits of Sermorelin include:
Ipamorelin helps to release growth hormones in a person's body by mimicking a peptide called ghrelin. Ghrelin is one of three hormones which work together to regulate the growth hormone levels released by the pituitary gland. Because Ipamorelin stimulates the body to produce growth hormone, your body won't stop its natural growth hormone production, which occurs with synthetic HGH.
Ipamorelin causes growth hormone secretion that resembles natural release patterns rather than being constantly elevated from HGH. Because ipamorelin stimulates the natural production of growth hormone, our patients can use this treatment long-term with fewer health risks.
One of the biggest benefits of Ipamorelin is that it is suitable for both men and women. It provides significant short and long-term benefits in age management therapies, boosting patients' overall health, wellbeing, and outlook on life. When growth hormone is produced by the pituitary gland using Ipamorelin, clients report amazing benefits.
Some of those benefits include:
Whether you are considering our TRT services, HRT for women, or our growth hormone peptide services, we are here to help. The first step to turning back the hand of time starts by contacting Global Life Rejuvenation.
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The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.6 magnitude earthquake happened on Tuesday around 7:30 p.m.HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. — An earthquake was reported in the western mountainous region of North Carolina on Tuesday.A 2.6 magnitude earthquake occurred in Haywood County just west of Asheville on Tuesday around 7:30 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).The USGS estimates the earthquake had a ...
The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.6 magnitude earthquake happened on Tuesday around 7:30 p.m.
HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. — An earthquake was reported in the western mountainous region of North Carolina on Tuesday.
A 2.6 magnitude earthquake occurred in Haywood County just west of Asheville on Tuesday around 7:30 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
The USGS estimates the earthquake had a depth of 1.1 km.
No injuries or damage have been reported from the earthquake at this time.
Anyone who felt this earthquake can share their experience with the USGS here.
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This is the third earthquake reported in North Carolina this month. On May 12, a 2.1 magnitude earthquake was reported in Pineville, and on May 14, a 1.9 earthquake was reported in Cherokee County close to the NC-Tennessee state line, according to the USGS.
While the cause of this quake is not officially known, earthquakes can occur by the moving of plates within the Earth.
“Eventually, you get to the point when material rock can’t take it anymore. And as a result, fails," South Carolina Geologist Scott Howard previously told Meteorologist KJ Jacobs for a WCNC Charlotte Weather IQ.
Other quakes are caused by humans. They're known as induced quakes and could be the result of tunnel construction and fracking projects.
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Table of ContentsMother’s Day is coming up fast, this Sunday, May 14. Don’t know where to take mom? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.We have a list of activities and events perfect for showing appreciation for your mom this holiday.Spring Floral Design Workshop | Saturday, May 13 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | SAHC Community Farm | 228 Mag Sluder Rd., Alexander...
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Mother’s Day is coming up fast, this Sunday, May 14. Don’t know where to take mom? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
We have a list of activities and events perfect for showing appreciation for your mom this holiday.
Spring Floral Design Workshop | Saturday, May 13 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | SAHC Community Farm | 228 Mag Sluder Rd., Alexander | $145
Learn about floral design basics with the help of Blazing Star Flowers and create your own centerpiece to take home — a perfect experiential gift for the mom who loves flowers.
Show & Tell Sunday Market | Sunday, May 14 | 12-5 p.m. | Rabbit Rabbit, 75 Coxe Ave., Asheville | Free
Shop vintage clothes, housewares, handmade jewelry, ceramics, and more from local vendors — and treat mom to a coffee from Bridge & Tunnel Coffee Co. or a cocktail from AVL Brewing Co.
Mother’s Day High Tea | Sunday, May 14 | 3 p.m. | Blue Spiral 1, 38 Biltmore Ave., Asheville | $50
Sip a cup of tea (and a glass of bubbly) while gallery leaders show off 40 functional and sculptural teapots.
Nest Spring Day Party Market | Saturday, May 13 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Nest Boutique, 54 N. Lexington Ave., Asheville | Free
Treat mom to a piece of permanent jewelry, fresh flowers, and fairy hair — and don’t forget to commemorate the occasion with an exclusive Mother’s Day photo experience.
Sip & Shop Mother’s Day Pop-Up | Saturday, May 13-Sunday, May 14 | Omni Grove Park Inn, 290 Macon Ave., Asheville | Free
Enjoy a complimentary wine tasting and get up to 50% off apparel and merchandise.
Mother’s Day DIY Terrarium Building | Friday, May 12-Sunday, May 14 | Times vary | PlantHouse, 2 Hendersonville Rd. A-3, Asheville | $25-$34
Are flowers not your mom’s thing? Reserve a time to fill a glass terrarium with succulents and greenery.
Does your mom love the finer things in life? Take her to The Inn on Biltmore Estate for a four-star brunch with a menu featuring cooked-to-order omelets, fresh seafood, a carving station, and decadent desserts. Tickets are $85 per adult and reservations are required.
Taco Boy is making a special exception for the mothers out there. The restaurant normally doesn’t take reservations, but this Sunday you can reserve a table for brunch to treat mom to breakfast tacos and bloody marys.
La Bodega is rolling out special items for its Mother’s Day dinner. Take mom on a food tour of Spain with pintxos, small plates, desserts, and plenty of Spanish wines to choose from. Reservations go fast, so make yours now.
Take mom to the Riveter for a day of rock climbing, mountain biking, or yoga. Mothers will receive a carnation and chocolates — plus, $5 MOMosas on special.
You don’t have to be a mother to children to celebrate the holiday. You can be a plant mama too. All plants in the River Arts District’s Art Garden and the Canopy Gallery will be marked 10% off from Sunday, May 14 through Monday, May 15.
ASHEVILLE - A popular restaurant is closing, and its building is expected to be demolished after decades of serving the Asheville community.On May 29, Huddle House will serve its last meals at 400 Hendersonville Road in South Asheville. The restaurant will close at the end of business hours on Memorial Day. The hours through Monday are 7 a.m.-2 p.m.Hannah Nibblett, the assistant manager on duty, said the staff was notified of the closing on May 21. The staff of about seven employees, which includes two cooks and ...
ASHEVILLE - A popular restaurant is closing, and its building is expected to be demolished after decades of serving the Asheville community.
On May 29, Huddle House will serve its last meals at 400 Hendersonville Road in South Asheville. The restaurant will close at the end of business hours on Memorial Day. The hours through Monday are 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
Hannah Nibblett, the assistant manager on duty, said the staff was notified of the closing on May 21. The staff of about seven employees, which includes two cooks and four servers, are seeking jobs, she said.
“We’re all looking for jobs. It was kind of very sudden. It was Sunday evening,” Nibblett said. “We had no clue. We were supposed to open back up to seven days a week soon and they just kind of dropped that on us.”
As of May 25, Huddle House’s marquee read, “Now hiring servers & cooks.”
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The restaurant has been open with limited hours and closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Nibblett couldn’t confirm if the employees will be eligible for unemployment benefits, but she said she heard there may be a small severance offered.
The employees are planning to stay until the end of the last shift.
“We’re all staying to the end,” said Nibblett, who’s worked at Huddle House for six months. “We love this place so we’re all going to stay until the end ? ride it out.”
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The Asheville restaurant is believed to have opened nearly 30 years ago. She said one of the cooks has been employed with the restaurant for 20 years.
The restaurant is part of Huddle House's corporate chain, founded in Decatur, Georgia in 1964.
“It’s been open quite a while. It’s been a big place in the community,” Nibblett said. “There are people who have been coming here since they were born.”
Huddle House’s building is intended to be torn down, Nibblett said.
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A gas station is under construction next door. It is not confirmed if the development is connected to the plans for the Huddle House building, she said.
“He did not want to renew the lease for this year, so he decided to tear the building down instead,” she said.
The property is listed to be owned by She-Can, LLC. Nibblett said the owner has not been actively involved in the operation of Huddle House.
“That’s all they’ve really told us. They haven’t even told the district manager too much. That’s all we know,” she said.
Huddle House specializes in classic and signature breakfast dishes, as well as offers lunch and dinner. Huddle House is open at 609 Haywood Road in Dillsboro.
This story is developing.
Tiana Kennell is the food and dining reporter for the Asheville Citizen Times, part of the USA Today Network. Email her at [email protected] or follow her on Twitter/Instagram @PrincessOfPage. Please support this type of journalism with asubscription to the Citizen Times.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — The Mountaineer Inn, an iconic Asheville landmark along Tunnel Road since the 1930s, has sold for more than $6 million to a group that plans to give the motel a second life.Asheville's iconic Mountaineer Inn sells for more than $6M"We're going to remove some of the rooms right now," said LOGE Camps Marketing Vice President Slate Olson. "It has 76. We're planning on taking 10 to create a bar and café."Olson said had been talking with the former owners since 2019. T...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — The Mountaineer Inn, an iconic Asheville landmark along Tunnel Road since the 1930s, has sold for more than $6 million to a group that plans to give the motel a second life.
Asheville's iconic Mountaineer Inn sells for more than $6M
"We're going to remove some of the rooms right now," said LOGE Camps Marketing Vice President Slate Olson. "It has 76. We're planning on taking 10 to create a bar and café."
Olson said had been talking with the former owners since 2019. The company has a unique niche in the hotel business. It looks for distressed motels, lodges, and motor inns, buys them, and revamps them for a second life.
"We've been looking at expanding what we're about, which is getting people outside. LOGE (pronounced "lodge") stands for 'Live Outside, Go Explore, and that's really the ethos of our company."
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Olson said the business model isn't to overhaul but restore and freshen up completely.
While room rates at the current Mountaineer Inn can run under $100 a night, Olson said the company isn't looking to raise prices to the point that the rates are unaffordable to those looking for a great weekend and the ability to spend vacation money on exploration.
Olson said part of the company's business model is helping guests immerse in all local flavors and local outdoor outfitters.
"We rent gear," said Olson. "Bikes and hiking gear, and hook guests up with good food, good beer, and just a good time."
The company's website reflects its ethos with hotels in beautiful natural settings across the U.S. from Bend, Oregon, to Leavenworth, Washington.
The Mountaineer Inn is iconic in Asheville since it was built and opened in the 1930s.
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"It's kind of a throwback to the old days," said Jeremy Troy from Atlanta, who was staying at the Inn over the weekend. "It's more of an old motor lodge vintage style."
The $6.187-million sale price surprised longtime commercial developer Rusty Pulliam. He said the property itself on Tunnel Road comparably isn't worth that price, but obviously, to the buyers, it is.
Pulliam grew up in Asheville and knew the Mountaineer property from driving by it his whole life.
"It's just symbolic to the many years of Asheville being known as a tourist town and most of the hotels when people would come and stay and vacation, most of the restaurants were on Tunnel Road," said Pulliam. "Obviously, an out-of-town group looked at that site and said, 'Hey, we can come in here and spend more money and upgrade it.'"
The plan is to keep renting rooms this summer and start renovations in fall 2023 with a goal of re-opening in spring of 2024.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (CITC) — A local pastor's heated questioning of a North Carolina school board was cut short once he began reading from a "pornographic" book allegedly available to students.John K. Amanchukwu Sr., a preacher and contributor to TPUSA Faith, confronted the Asheville City School (ACS) school board over the book '"It's Perfectly Normal" Monday."It's Perfectly Normal" is described as a children's book centere...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (CITC) — A local pastor's heated questioning of a North Carolina school board was cut short once he began reading from a "pornographic" book allegedly available to students.
John K. Amanchukwu Sr., a preacher and contributor to TPUSA Faith, confronted the Asheville City School (ACS) school board over the book '"It's Perfectly Normal" Monday.
"It's Perfectly Normal" is described as a children's book centered around puberty and sexual health, and Amanchukwu claims it is available in ACS libraries. ACS's online library catalog suggests that at least one copy of the book can be found in its middle school.
Amanchukwu displayed several pages during Monday's meeting, describing depictions of "pornographic images," including various couples "having sex." He claims each image can be found in "It's Perfectly Normal."
This is immoral and asinine to allow children to be able to see this," Amanchukwu told the school board. "Is it you, or do parents decide what should be placed at the fingertips and allowed to be taught to their children in this school system?"
Amanchukwu attempted to read a passage allegedly from "It's Perfectly Normal," which seemingly describes aspects of sexual intercourse to readers. However, an ACS school board member quickly asked him to stop, prompting Amanchukwu to question why the contents are appropriate for "children" but not for "a school board meeting."
You all sit back slouched in your chairs and celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion, but you don't want me to read it so you can hear it," Amanchukwu said. "Why? Does it bother you? Yes or no? You can't answer that question, and you want to know why? Because politically speaking, you can't say that it's wrong."
No school board members directly responded to Amanchukwu's concerns. ACS school board chair George Sieburg ultimately asked the pastor to leave by telling him that his "time is up," to which Amanchukwu responded "that makes two of us."
I'm not trying to win an election," Amanchukwu said. "You don't want me to read the filth because it exposes the truth."
When reached for comment, an ACS spokesperson directed Crisis in the Classroom (CITC) to the district's policy and procedures for requesting the removal of a school library book.
ACS's policy states that library books, as well as any other "instructional materials," may only be removed for "legitimate educational reasons."