Ordinary miracles : true stories about overcoming obstacles & surviving catastrophes / edited by Deborah R. Labovitz.

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Find out how people have learned to cope with their troubles and have become stronger by the very act of overcoming obstacles and surviving catastrophes. These are their stories, written by the people who lived them, their families, or those who helped them save the day.


Thorofare, N.J. : Slack, [2003]

Physical description

xix, 388 pages ; 22 cm


Part One: The Journey Through Life -- Infants and toddlers: getting off to a good start -- Children: keeping on the right track -- Teens: avoiding hazards on the path -- Adults: navigating the perils of illness and injury -- Senior citizens: enjoying the rewards of a race well run -- Part Two: Life's Unpredictable Events -- Not always a safe haven: accidents at home, work, and play -- On the road: automobile accidents -- Brain attack: stroke and other head injuries -- Good people, bad things: violent crimes, wars, and catastrophes -- Part Three: Retrospectives -- Reflections of the journey: review of lives well lived.



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