Gifted Hands

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This book is such a inspiration to myself and to others that read this or are able to watch the movie. This book is a wake up call check for people who haven’t hit a reality check. This book is very inspiring and people should at least get an opportunity to watch the movie , if they don’t get a chance to read this novel. I honestly look up to the author of this novel novel and also Ben Carson's story. He had a lot of struggle while growing up in a broken household but from being pushed by his mother he has accomplished so much and has created a future and a great pathway for children to look up to him.

Ben Carson's story was story of a city kid with poor grades and little motivation from anyone in his household or teacher at his school. Who at age 33 , became director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. His mother could barely read but still motivated him and his brothers to do better and make them believe that they could do anything they could and made them work harder. The boys didn’t realize that their mother had this problem but still listened to everything that she said because they knew that she only wanted the best for them. She changed the ways in their household so that she could make them realize that they could do what they wanted if they put their mind to it. She made them watch only two motivational and educational Tv shows that would help them motivate their thought process better. The brothers become hooked to a television quiz show, and write two library book reports every week, as their mother had told them. She was a babysitter and house cleaner that devoted her time to work hard and provide for her kids.She saved five dollars every time she earned a paycheck, so she could save up for her previous house and a school that actually wanted the boys in their school programs. Later, Ben and Curtis are transferred to…...

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