Norbert Nathanson's A Secretly Handicapped Man PDF

By Norbert Nathanson

ISBN-10: 0989568911

ISBN-13: 9780989568913

After greater than 30 years weathering stares and critical public stigma, starting to be up within the operating category 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 clinical technological know-how supplied synthetic legs which gave him an ordinary peak, a ordinary visual appeal and gait, and approved him to take pleasure in a formerly unknown, existence 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 diverse, nor outlined himself in dramatic phrases. An skilled, critical and pushed educator and tv govt, outdoorsman, sailor, wood worker, fisherman, he has shaped his truth. His survival is a triumph, his lifestyles a victory. He does not remember that his accomplishments are remarkable.

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

“The ebook offers 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 specific, 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 omitted. What this guy went via in his upward thrust above adversity is inspirational in each respect.”
Don Ferguson, Dean Emeritus, college of schooling, New Mexico kingdom University

"What I so recognize is the shortcoming of self pity. it really is one painful breakthrough after one other, rather than railing on the international. the writer supplies us a metaphor for plenty of people's lifestyles. And the memoir holds a cheerful finishing in the end the tricky judgements he needed to make."
Diane H. Schetky, M.D., retired psychiatrist and poet.

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