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By Norbert Nathanson

After greater than 30 years weathering stares and serious public stigma, turning out to be up within the operating type of melancholy period Pittsburgh, and attempting desperately to go into the recent burgeoning box of tv, the writer skilled a miracle. Born with out ft or one hand, new advances in scientific technological know-how supplied synthetic legs which gave him an ordinary peak, a normal visual appeal and gait, and accredited him to get pleasure from a formerly unknown, lifestyles changing public anonymity. Being out of the highlight of public stigma introduced him peace. He by no means shared his tale, and held his secrets and techniques fiercely. He hasn't ever visible himself as being various, nor outlined himself in dramatic phrases. An skilled, severe and pushed educator and tv govt, outdoorsman, sailor, wood worker, fisherman, he has shaped his fact. His survival is a triumph, his existence a victory. He does not keep in mind that his accomplishments are remarkable.

“…it is actually inspirational…it may help other folks to have a better appreciation of the problems you so eloquently describe by means of your experiences.”
Dr. Anthony Grieco, NYU scientific School

“The booklet presents any reader, informal or another way, deep insights into the lifetime of somebody born very diversified bodily and later remodeled into another actual being. That makes the tale exact, in a category of its personal. I come clear of it with a miles deeper realizing of the impression of handicapping stipulations on a person’s improvement. now not a tear or second of heartache is skipped over. What this guy went via in his upward push above adversity is inspirational in each respect.”
Don Ferguson, Dean Emeritus, tuition of schooling, New Mexico country University

"What I so respect is the shortcoming of self pity. it's one painful leap forward after one other, rather than railing on the global. the writer provides us a metaphor for lots of people's lifestyles. And the memoir holds a cheerful finishing in any case the tough judgements he needed to make."
Diane H. Schetky, M.D., retired psychiatrist and poet.

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