Flying without wings: personal reflections on being disabled
Dr. Beisser was stricken with polio and paralyzed when he was 24 years old. Warm, humorous and devoid of self-pity, his story is a metaphor for the human condition. We all come up against limitations, but we must--and can--learn to accept and work within them.
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Flying without wings: personal reflections on being disabledUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
A recent medical school graduate and amateur tennis champion, Beisser at age 24 had everything going for him. Then polio struck--his story opens in the 1950s--and he was confined to an iron lung ... Read full review