Download PDF by Norbert Nathanson: A Secretly Handicapped Man

By Norbert Nathanson

ISBN-10: 0989568911

ISBN-13: 9780989568913

After greater than 30 years weathering stares and critical public stigma, becoming up within the operating category of melancholy period Pittsburgh, and making an attempt desperately to go into the recent burgeoning box of tv, the writer skilled a miracle. Born with no ft or one hand, new advances in scientific technology supplied synthetic legs which gave him a regular top, a average visual appeal and gait, and accepted him to take pleasure in 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 assorted, 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 the fact that his accomplishments are remarkable.

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

“The e-book offers any reader, informal or another way, deep insights into the lifetime of anyone born very assorted bodily and later reworked into one more actual being. That makes the tale specified, in a category of its personal. I come clear of it with a far deeper figuring out of the impression of handicapping stipulations on a person’s improvement. now not a tear or second of heartache is disregarded. What this guy went via in his upward thrust above adversity is inspirational in each respect.”
Don Ferguson, Dean Emeritus, university of schooling, New Mexico country University

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

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