Sucking the Marrow Out of Life: The John Maclean Story
After a near-fatal accident in 1988 left him paraplegic, John Maclean refused to sit back and let the world go by. This work takes the reader on a journey through John's life, discovering the underlying message that life is not about obstacles, or how they came about, but instead about looking inside yourself to find the strength within.
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Page 26 - I want to stay with you. I want to stay with you,' she said, tears running down her cheeks.
Page 141 - The worst thing you can possibly do is worry about what you could have done.
Page 19 - Gabrael was also my family doctor, and he'd been patching me up and putting me back together for as long as I could remember. I guess you could say he knew me inside and out. 'Don't worry, John,' he told me, in his warm, reassuring tones, 'one day you'll be bigger, stronger and faster than ever before.
Page 34 - I knew. I had a lot of work ahead of me. For one thing, my right hand had suffered significant nerve damage in the accident.
Page 71 - I can't say for sure, but I think it had something to do with the attitude I'd developed, the one about being open to receive help.