Laurie Ann Thompson,Sean Qualls's Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah PDF

By Laurie Ann Thompson,Sean Qualls

ISBN-10: 044981744X

ISBN-13: 9780449817445

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring real story—which was once become a movie, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated through Oprah Winfrey—is not anything wanting striking.

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was once brushed off through so much people—but no longer by way of his mom, who taught him to arrive for his goals. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to varsity greater than miles every one manner, discovered to play football, left domestic at age 13 to supply for his family members, and, finally, turned a bike owner. He rode an fabulous 400 miles throughout Ghana in 2001, spreading his strong message: incapacity isn't really lack of ability. this day, Emmanuel maintains to paintings on behalf of the disabled.

Thompson's lyrical prose and Qualls's daring college illustrations provide a strong party of prevailing over adversity.

Includes an author's word with additional information approximately Emmanuel's charity.

From the Hardcover edition.

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