Miracles Happen: One Mother, One Daughter, One Journey

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Hyperion Books, Jan 9, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
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Brooke Ellison was the victim of an automobile accident that left her paralyzed from the neck down when she was eleven years old. Written with her mother, Jean, her closest companion, Brooke's story starts on the day that changed her life. This inspiring story is not just about one person, but about the heroics of a family.

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MIRACLES HAPPEN: One Mother, One Daughter, One Journey

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A potently straightforward account of how Brooke Ellison managed to attend a mainstream public school and graduate from Harvard after being struck by a car and paralyzed from the neck down at age 11 ... Read full review

Miracles happen: one mother, one daughter, one journey

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At age 11, Brooke Ellison was left paralyzed from the neck down after being hit by an automobile. Writing together in alternating chapters, Brooke and her mother, Jean, document the exhausting efforts ... Read full review


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About the author (2002)

Brooke and Jean Ellison currently reside in Stony Brook, New York. Brooke recently completed her master's degree in Public Policy at Harvard and is now pursuing a Ph.D. at Stony Brook University.

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