My life : Based on the Book Gifted Hands. / Ben Carson.
- ISBN: 9780310344605 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2015.
|Summary, etc.:|| Ben Carson grew up in the inner cities of Boston and Detroit with his mother and brother. When his father deserted the family, Ben's mother worked several jobs to support her boys yet worked even harder to encourage them to get an education and follow their dreams. Ben's dreams nearly ended when his anger at being poor and the ridicule of a school mate caused him to snap; he lunged at the boy and cut him with a knife. That brush with attempted murder caused Carson to break down and ask God to turn him around. And turn him around he did. A poor student, Carson under the guidance of his mother and brother became the best student in his class, his school, and ultimately earned a scholarship to Yale. The next time he used a knife was as a neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital where he pioneered surgery techniques that not only saved lives but miraculously gave countless children an amazing quality of life. My Life is the story of a young boy who...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Grand Rapids : Zondervan, 2015. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2076 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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