Power of the Powerless: A Brother's Legacy of Love

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Doubleday, Feb 1, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 151 pages
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Oliver de Vinck was blind, mute, crippled, helpless. But with the love of his parents and brothers, he was able to return the love, strength, and insight he was adoringly given. His extraordinary story bears witness to the power of love and courage. Illustrated.

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User Review  - KristaK - LibraryThing

This was an amazing book. Christopher de Vinck brought all of the little stories together and turned them into one huge powerful story. I would definitely re-read this wonderful book. Read full review

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A must-read for anyone from a family with a special needs member. Will make you glad you have one! Read full review


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About the author (1988)

CHRISTOPHER DE VINCK has been a high school English teacher and administrator for twenty-five years. He has written many book including Finding Heaven and The Power of the Powerless, and his writings have appeared in such publications as the the Wall Street Journal, Reader's Digest, and the Catholic Digest. In addition, he speaks at many large conferences and retreats throughout the year. Christopher and his wife, Rosemary, have three children and live in New Jersey.

The late FRED ROGERS was the host of "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood", one of the most popular children's programs in history, broadcast throughout the country on PBS.