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Strong at the Broken Places Voices of Illness, a Chorus of Hope

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ISBN-10: 0061468835

ISBN-13: 9780061468834

Edition: Large Type 

Authors: Richard M. Cohen

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Strong at the Broken Places is the remarkable story of five ordinary people trapped in the complex world of serious chronic illness. In this intimate portrait, acclaimed journalist Richard Cohen probes lives of sickness as these individuals struggle to cope. Cohen spent three years chronicling the lives of five diverse "citizens of sickness": Denise, who suffers from ALS; Buzz, whose Christian faith helps him deal with his non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; Sarah, a determined young woman with Crohn's disease; Ben, a college student with muscular dystrophy; Larry, whose bipolar disorder is hidden within. Though different in age and gender, race and economic status, all are determined to live…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Preface
The Meeting
Denise Glass: Fighting for Control
Reflections: Choosing the Way to Live
Buzz Bay: Keeping the Faith
Reflections: Honoring a Separate Peace
Ben Cumbo: Facing Down Demons
Reflections: Valuing Quality Over Quantity
Sarah Levin: Seeking Normalcy
Reflections: Living with Grace
Larry Fricks: Surviving Stigma
Reflections: Dueling with Ignorance
Coming Together
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