{read online books} Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu YeboahAuthor Laurie Ann Thompson – Bilb-weil.de

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah s inspiring true storywhich was turned into a film, Emmanuel s Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfreyis nothing short of remarkable Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he was dismissed by most peoplebut not by his mother, who taught him to reach for his dreams As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to schoolthan two miles each way, learned to play soccer, left home at age thirteen to provide for his family, and, eventually, became a cyclist He rode an astonishing four hundred miles across Ghana in , spreading his powerful message disability is not inability Today, Emmanuel continues to work on behalf of the disabled Thompson s lyrical prose and Qualls s bold collage illustrations offer a powerful celebration of triumphing over adversityIncludes an author s note withinformation about Emmanuel s charity

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