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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

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by Carson Benjamin S., Sr.

Language: English

SKU: 406132

     
 

Publisher:Zondervan Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9780310546511



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Description of Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story by Carson Benjamin S., Sr.

The story of Ben Carson, M.D. will inspire readers as they watch an inner-city youngster rise to become director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.

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Gifted Hands by and about Ben Carson, M.D., is the inspiring story of an inner-city kid with poor grades and little motivation, who, at age thirty-three, became director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. Gifted Hands will transplace you into the operating room to witness surgeries that made headlines around the world, and into the private mind of a compassionate, God-fearing physician who lives to help others.

In 1987, Dr. Carson gained worldwide recognition for his part in the first successful separation of Siamese twins joined at the back of the head -- an extremely complex and delicate operation that was five months of planning and twenty-two hours of actual surgery, involving a surgical plan that Carson helped initiate. Gifted Hands reveals a man with humility, decency, compassion, courage, and sensitivity who serves as a role model for young people (and everyone else) in need of encouragement to attempt the seemingly impossible and to excel in whatever they attempt. Dr. Carson also describes the key role that his highly intelligent though relatively uneducated mother played in his metamorphosis from an unmotivated ghetto youngster into one of the most respected neurosurgeons in the world.

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Product: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
Author: Carson Benjamin S., Sr.
Introduction by: Candy Carson
With: Cecil Murphey
Binding Type: Paperback
Media Type: Book
Number of Pages: 232
Weight: 0.45 pounds
Length: 7.94 inches
Width: 5.32 inches
Height: 0.62 inches
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company
Publication Date: February 1992
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