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Reading Lips and Other Ways to Overcome a Disability

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This three-part book is a series of award-winning essays from the first Helen Keller Foundation International Memoir Writing Competition. They give voice to writers with ongoing disabilities, those who have overcome their disabilities, and from those dealing with another's disability. Their stories are real and inspirational, honest accounts on the nature of living with di ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published August 1st 2008 by Apprentice House
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Steve Are
Feb 07, 2010 Steve Are rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: anyone who thinks they have it hard
Recommended to Steve by: judith stevens
since this is a compendium or anthology, it's not a straight read for me but the last contribution, the story of a woman who overcame polio as an adolescent, was written by a friend of mine and the first contribution, a poem, was amazing:

Reading Lips
by Amy Alznauer


Forgive my fingers pressed against your face
To hear by catching the force of air
Expressed, each little stretch, each grimace
And slack, as if by touch I mean to stare.

So intimate for one drawn back by sight,
Your world spread coolly out
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