Blood Counts: My Triumphant Battle over Aplastic Anemia

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AuthorHouse, Jul 25, 2011 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 152 pages
A young man, fresh out of college with a new career and a young family to provide for is dealt one of lifes most serious challenges. When Asa finds his life is immediately threatened with a rare and deadly blood disease, he musters every ounce of strength he has just to stay alive. Battling the pain and despair of misdiagnoses and failed treatments, Asa can only hope for the best. Leaning on family, friends, nurses, doctors and the promise of innovative medical procedures, Asa fights for each new day so that he can be there for those he loves. Based on true events, this is an inspiring story about the adversity of sickness, the hope for health and the gift of life.

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Chapter 1A Needle of Fate
Chapter 2The Deadly Revelation
Chapter 3Searching for Answers
Chapter 4Adversity Bonds
Chapter 5The Diagnosis
Chapter 6A Glimpse at Death
Chapter 7Treatment Options
Chapter 8Countdown
Chapter 9My Brothers Greatest Gift
Chapter 10Rebound
Chapter 11Homecoming

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Asa McMahon lives with his family in Ithaca, New York. He still teaches physical education at a neighboring school district. A self-described sports fanatic, Asa roots passionately for the New York Mets. With his health restored, Asa wakes each morning extremely grateful for the opportunities life provides. This is his first book.

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