A Special Kind of Hero: Chris Burke's Own Story

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Doubleday Religious Publishing Group, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 248 pages
This biography of Chris Burke, the star of the television series Life Goes On, weaves the latest information on Down's syndrome into the story of Burke's childhood struggles in a society closed to the mentally challenged. Awards: SLJ Best Book.

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A SPECIAL KIND OF HERO: Chris Burke's Own Story

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Awkwardly told tale of how one family raised a Down's syndrome child to achieve far beyond expectations. Despite Burke's name as primary author and the implication of the subtitle, this story is not ... Read full review


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