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Because I Can: Doing What I Can, With What I Have, Where I Am

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In seconds, a family vacation became a nightmare when a horrific auto accident decimated marathon runner Janet Oberholtzer’s legs and shattered her pelvis. Although it seemed unlikely she'd even survive, let alone put back any of the pieces, this heroic Pennsylvania woman is now leading a full life and back to running half-marathons. Because I Can is a story that will give ...more
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Julie
Oct 02, 2014 Julie rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. Janet Oberholtzer was in a terrible accident and wasn't expected to live let alone come away with her legs. This is her memoir about the road to recovery. She explores her pain, depression, relationships and faith. I love how honest she is about her feelings. One of her biggest desires is to be able to run again, but almost all her doctors say she shouldn't try it and just accept the fact that at least she still has her legs. Her will to live, love and run is ...more
Martie Robinson
Mar 30, 2013 Martie Robinson rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed reading this inspiring true story. Even though, by the grace of God, I have never been injured nor suffered the way Janet did, I felt like I could relate so much to her emotional journey. It left me feeling grateful, and inspired to be and become so much more of Me, and what I am capable of. Thank you for the gift you have given to the world, Janet
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Jul 03, 2014 Renee rated it really liked it
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An honest and inspiring story about overcoming things we have no control over. I appreciated that she really shared her struggles throughout her healing, both mental, physical and spiritual.
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