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The Beauty of Love: A Memoir of Miracles, Hope, and Healing

4.12  ·  Rating Details ·  41 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
JORGE and LAURA POSADA were accustomed to being on top of the world. After a romantic courtship, the lives of these newlyweds were filled with unimaginable success and joy. But all of that changed when their first-born son was diagnosed with craniosynostosis, a birth defect that causes an abnormally shaped skull. Their priorities swiftly changed, as Jorge and Laura navigat ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published August 31st 2010 by Atria Books (first published 2010)
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Mar 08, 2013 britt_brooke rated it really liked it
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I just want to thank the Posada family for sharing their story. What a great read!

My son was born with sagittal craniosynostosis and underwent cranial vault reconstruction (which included 2 blood transfusions) at 8 months old. Prior to learning of his condition, we had never heard of craniosynostosis and were very scared. We were extremely fortunate that we lived less than 10 miles from the #4 children's hospital in the US (Children's Hospital of Wisconsin). We are grateful everyday of our live
Dec 30, 2012 Amberly rated it it was amazing
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I really enjoyed reading this and getting to know the personal life of one of my favorite Yankees and his wife. I loved that they both took turns telling their story and had little blurbs from other people put in the middle. It's such a sweet story and makes you stop for a second and think about how we take things for granted. I recommend for baseball lovers, Yankee fans or people who want children!
Dec 18, 2012 Gail rated it liked it
This couple do a tremendous amount if good through their foundation. They were so supportive and helpful when our granddaughter was born with this condition. They are an amazing couple......with a truthful and honest story of heartbreak, fear, and triumph !! They made our family's journey so much easier !!
Dec 23, 2010 Vanessa rated it liked it
This book was supposed to be inspiring and heart warming but it really did not do it for me. I am thrilled that their son is better, but I think it needed more personal stories about their son. Those were the parts I liked the most when they spoke about their kids and it was really all about them dealing with the illness. I expected more.
Jul 11, 2012 Robyn rated it it was amazing
What a wonderful book! It is so refreshing to find a professional athlete that is a "good" guy and worthy of the accolades he has received. I enjoyed how he and his wife met and their undying love and devotion they have for each other. Great book!!
Jun 11, 2011 Marisa rated it really liked it
As someone else whose son has endured multiple surgeries for craniosynostosis, I could really relate to the Posadas and their journey.
Aug 07, 2012 Mamie added it
A family deals with adversity, turning it into a life lesson,helping others to educate them on craniosynostosis while offering financial and emotional support through their foundation. Heartwarming!
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Apr 17, 2012 Lynette Rambousek rated it really liked it
It's awesome to witness parents and their unconditional love for their children.
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