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Man Shoes

4.14 of 5 stars 4.14  ·  rating details  ·  14 ratings  ·  6 reviews
The Inspiring, true story of one man's journey through loss and love, told with humor and heroism. A survivor of child abuse, upheaval and 13 foster homes, Tom Watson learned at an early age to overcome adversity. Rescued at the age of five by the Watson family, he found new hope and love that helped to heal his deep physical and emotional wounds. Encouraged by a community ...more
Hardcover, 228 pages
Published May 14th 2011 by Advantage Media Group (first published May 2011)
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Tom Watson
The story seemed awfully familiar. :)
Susan
Man Shoes is an inspirational story about a man who was a neglected and abused as a child. He grew to see his worth as a person of possibilities ONLY when some very special people helped him grow into his "Man Shoes". I enjoyed this book. It is very emotional, so make sure to grab some tissues before reading! I laughed, cried, then laughed and cried some more (my kids were concerned until I told them I was reading a very good book).

I applaud the author Tom Watson for writing about such a painful
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Suzanne Doyle-Ingram
I had the pleasure of meeting the author of this book Tom Watson in person and hear him speak at an event. He is so kind and so inspiring! It was such an honour to meet him.

His story is so moving. I could not put this book down. I loved this book! READ IT!
Larry Eide
It's a great book and an inspiring read. I'd recommend it to anyone, but especially to men. Tom's own entertaining stories will motivate you in your own life. This one's a keeper! Larry Eide
Shawn
One of the most honest books I have read in a while. Tom shares his heart, struggles and experiences in a very thoughtful and challenging way.
Mel-lynda Andersen
An amazing, compelling story that you can't put down -- very thought-provoking and inspiring!
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Tom Watson is a British Labour Party politician, who has been an MP for West Bromwich East (London) since 2001. Deputy Chair of the Labour Party, he has spoken out on organ donation, against the digital economy act and is and a key member of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee that helped to bring the News of the World's phone hacking to light.
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