Lance Allred

Lance Allred was born legally deaf from Rh complications, and was raised in a polygamist commune in rural Montana before his family escaped when he was 13. A former NBA star, Lance is the author of four books, including Longshot. Lance is a sought-after speaker whose TEDx Talk, “What Is Your Polygamy?” has more than 4.5 million views. He has also been a leadership consultant for the FBI. He lives in Salt Lake City. For more, visit

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