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Perseverance : True Voices of Cancer Survivors

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That's the question the twenty young people in this book had to answer when they were diagnosed with childhood cancer. "Perseverance" tells of their trials and tribulations, of their triumphs, and of the unique challenges that day-to-day college life brings them. "Perseverance" also provides an intimate look at the lives and journeys of these young people and how their courage and strength have affected the lives of others. These honest, first-person accounts lend amazing depth to the inspiring lives of these young men and women. Twenty unique and fascinating viewpoints, with one common theme: perseverance. The stories of these heroes demonstrate how anyone can learn to live with energy and passion, regardless of the obstacles to be faced, and will remind us all that now is everything.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 27.94mm | 430.91g
  • FORGE
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765317796
  • 9780765317797
  • 2,348,687

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Incredibly life affirming and inspirational. I loved it!--Peter Walsh, New York Times bestselling author of It s All Too Much! and Enough Already, as seen on Oprah" Will move you to tears, teach you to appreciate, and inspire you to persevere.--Tal Ben-Shahar, New York Times bestselling author of Happier and The Pursuit of Perfect Puts a very human face on courage and strength. Carolyn and the young people she has worked with are an inspiration to us all.--Gay Hendricks, New York Times bestselling author of The Big Leap and Conscious Living, as seen on Oprah "Incredibly life affirming and inspirational. I loved it!" --Peter Walsh, New York Times bestselling author of It's All Too Much! and Enough Already, as seen on Oprah

"Will move you to tears, teach you to appreciate, and inspire you to persevere." --Tal Ben-Shahar, New York Times bestselling author of Happier and The Pursuit of Perfect

"Puts a very human face on courage and strength. Carolyn and the young people she has worked with are an inspiration to us all." --Gay Hendricks, New York Times bestselling author of The Big Leap and Conscious Living, as seen on Oprah Incredibly life affirming and inspirational. I loved it! Peter Walsh, New York Times bestselling author of It s All Too Much! and Enough Already, as seen on Oprah

Will move you to tears, teach you to appreciate, and inspire you to persevere. Tal Ben-Shahar, New York Times bestselling author of Happier and The Pursuit of Perfect

Puts a very human face on courage and strength. Carolyn and the young people she has worked with are an inspiration to us all. Gay Hendricks, New York Times bestselling author of The Big Leap and Conscious Living, as seen on Oprah" "Incredibly life affirming and inspirational. I loved it!"

--Peter Walsh, "New York"" Times" bestselling author of "It's All Too Much!" and "Enough Already, " as seen on "Oprah"

"Will move you to tears, teach you to appreciate, and inspire you to persevere."
--Tal Ben-Shahar, "New York"" Times" bestselling author of" Happier" and "The Pursuit of Perfect "

"Puts a very human face on courage and strength. Carolyn and the young people she has worked with are an inspiration to us all."
--Gay Hendricks, "New York"" Times "bestselling author of "The Big Leap" and "Conscious Living, "as seen on" Oprah" "Incredibly life affirming and inspirational. I loved it!"

--Peter Walsh, "New York"" Times" bestselling author of "It's All Too Much!" and "Enough Already, " as seen on "Oprah"

"Will move you to tears, teach you to appreciate, and inspire you to persevere."
--Tal Ben-Shahar, "New York"" Times" bestselling author of" Happier" and "The Pursuit of Perfect "

"Puts a very human face on courage and strength. Carolyn and the young people she has worked with are an inspiration to us all."
--Gay Hendricks, "New York"" Times "bestselling author of "The Big Leap" and "Conscious Living, "as seen on" Oprah"
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About Carolyn Rubenstein

Eight years ago, CAROLYN RUBENSTEIN founded Carolyn's Compassionate Children (CCC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides emotional and financial resources to childhood cancer survivors. Over the past five years, CCC has awarded 80 college scholarships to childhood cancer survivors.

As an undergraduate at Duke, Carolyn majored in psychology and conducted research examining quality of life for adolescent survivors of childhood cancer. A Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude graduate, Carolyn will begin a doctorate program in clinical psychology at Harvard this fall. She will continue to expand her child advocacy work and make more resources available to childhood cancer survivors.
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