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By Laurie Ann Thompson, Sean Qualls

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring real story—which used to be become a movie, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated via Oprah Winfrey—is not anything in need of striking.

Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed leg, he used to be pushed aside by means of such a lot people—but no longer by way of his mom, who taught him to arrive for his desires. As a boy, Emmanuel hopped to varsity greater than miles each one manner, discovered to play football, left domestic at age 13 to supply for his relations, and, ultimately, turned a bicycle owner. He rode an brilliant 400 miles throughout Ghana in 2001, spreading his strong message: incapacity isn't lack of ability. this present day, Emmanuel maintains to paintings on behalf of the disabled.

Thompson's lyrical prose and Qualls's daring college illustrations supply a robust social gathering of winning over adversity.

Includes an author's be aware with additional information approximately Emmanuel's charity.

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