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Hope Unseen by Scotty Smiley
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Nov 15, 10

bookshelves: adventure, biographies-autobiographies, favorites, inspirational, survival
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A Remarkable story! Hope Unseen by Captain Scott Smiley and Doug Crandall works in so many ways. Scott Smiley was a platoon leader in Iraq when a bomb blinded him for life but not before he helped save the men under his command. He received the Purple Heart. He climbed up a mountain, surfed in Hawaii, got his M.B.A. from Duke and won the MacArthur Leadership Award--all while blind! This is also a great faith story. He was strong in the faith of the Lord, lost it, and now he gives talks in churches to share his story, giving all the credit to the Lord. This is an outstanding book!

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