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Derek is currently on a hiatus from writing to complete his bachelor's degree and prepare for the birth of his second child.

A long-time Missouri resident, Derek is a long-standing (and at times, long-suffering) Chiefs fan. And despite the ups and downs of cheering for Kansas City, Derek's fanaticism has only increased over the years.

Usually situations like this involve intense counseling and a 12-step program. Instead, Derek found an outlet for his obsession with

Derek spends his Sunday afternoons yelling at the red and gold-clad players on the TV with his wife Sarah, two dogs and son Caleb (Caleb's the good-looking one in the profile picture).

Yes, the dogs yell, too. Or at least they bark loudly at all the jumping up and down and shouting.

Derek is also an Iraq War veteran currently living in Mid-Missouri.

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