One in a Million: A Memoir

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University of Scranton Press, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 259 pages
One in a Million is the memoir of Northeastern Pennsylvania native Mary G. Clark. It is an easy reading story of a modern day Cinderella. Born with the rare Caudal Veil, Mary was destined for greatness. Raised into a poor mining family during the depression - Mary successfully rose to the founder and CEO of a company traded on the NASDAQ. A "rags to riches" story which is part memoir and part business book. Faced with adversity, Mary rose to successfully meet all of life's challenges. With a passion that belies her sixty-six years, Mary chronicles her life from birth. She tells of her battles with doctors, "corporate hucksters" and the FDA. A registered nurse and licensed physician's assistant, Mary tells of healing dozens of people, including Joe Kopechne, father of Mary Jo, and other well-known figures. "From coal-miner's daughter to President of Derma Sciences, Inc."

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