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Rick Hansen: Man In Motion

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The true story of Rick Hansen's journey around the world in a wheelchair powered by nothing but the strength in his arms and the determination in his heart. He was an athlete facing a challenge and hoping that along the way he could raise awareness of the potential of people with disabilities, and raise money to fund spinal cord research, rehabilitation and awareness. If s...more
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Westcoast_girl
Really, this book could have been a measly 25 page, moldy, misspelled piece of trash and it still would have been a masterpiece. Because it is written by Rick Hansen about one of the most inspiring tours in history, it could never fail.
Because it was a hardcover, 200 page, sincerely written treasure, it was even better.
The story follows Rick from the time he is paralyzed, to the time the book is published (1999). Thus, the entire tour is depicted in Rick's man-to-man style of writing. What do I...more
Ron Shore
This is the most motivating book I have ever read. Rick Hansen and Terry Fox are 2 of Canada's most inspirational people. Motivated by their disabilities both Rick and Terry did not make excuses for themselves but went on to have a substantial impact on the world. When I bicycled across North America I used Rich Hansen's book as a tool to overcome the many adversities that I faced. I always said to myself, if Rick can go all around the world (25,000 miles) in a wheelchair, then I can do 4,600 mi...more
Tahura
Truly Inspiring!
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