A Secretly Handicapped Man by Norbert Nathanson

By Norbert Nathanson

After greater than 30 years weathering stares and critical public stigma, becoming up within the operating classification of melancholy period Pittsburgh, and making an attempt desperately to go into the hot burgeoning box of tv, the writer skilled a miracle. Born with no ft or one hand, new advances in clinical technological know-how supplied synthetic legs which gave him a typical top, a usual visual appeal and gait, and authorized him to take pleasure in a formerly unknown, lifestyles changing public anonymity. Being out of the highlight of public stigma introduced him peace. He by no means shared his tale, and held his secrets and techniques fiercely. He hasn't ever obvious himself as being assorted, nor outlined himself in dramatic phrases. An skilled, critical and pushed educator and tv govt, outdoorsman, sailor, wood worker, fisherman, he has shaped his truth. His survival is a triumph, his lifestyles a victory. He does not remember the fact that his accomplishments are remarkable.

“…it is actually inspirational…it can assist folks to have a better appreciation of the problems you so eloquently describe through your experiences.”
Dr. Anthony Grieco, NYU clinical School

“The e-book offers any reader, informal or another way, deep insights into the lifetime of anyone born very varied bodily and later reworked into one more actual being. That makes the tale distinctive, in a category of its personal. I come clear of it with a miles deeper figuring out of the effect of handicapping stipulations on a person’s improvement. now not a tear or second of heartache is passed over. What this guy went via in his upward thrust above adversity is inspirational in each respect.”
Don Ferguson, Dean Emeritus, college of schooling, New Mexico country University

"What I so respect is the inability of self pity. it really is one painful breakthrough after one other, rather than railing on the global. the writer supplies us a metaphor for plenty of people's lifestyles. And the memoir holds a contented finishing in spite of everything the tricky judgements he needed to make."
Diane H. Schetky, M.D., retired psychiatrist and poet.

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