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

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Crossroad Publishing Company, 2002 - Self-Help - 151 pages
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Christopher De Vinck's moving account of his life with his brother made a deep impression on the hearts and minds of Americans. Due to a tragedy at birth, Oliver de Vinck was born severely handicapped--blind, mute, crippled, helpless. Despite the doctors' bleak prognosis, his loving parents took him home, where they and their children cared for him. He lived for thirty-three years.

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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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Chapter I
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Chapter II
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Chapter III
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