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No Excuses: The True Story of a Congenital Amputee Who Became a Champion in Wrestling and in Life [Paperback]

By Kyle Maynard, Ruth Forbes, Mona Rejino (Creator), David Buege (Foreward By), Brian Vanden Brink (Photographer), Angela L. Coe, Open University (Corporate Author) & B. Teissier (Editor)
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An inspirational portrait of a winner of the ESPY Award for Best Athlete with a Disability recounts how he overcame a rare disorder through which he was born without full arms and legs, describes his ties to his faith and extended family, and remembers his achievements as a football lineman and state champion wrestler. Reprint.

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He was born a congenital amputee, his arms ending at his elbows and his legs at his knees. But that didn't stop Kyle Maynard from becoming a champion, on the wrestling mat and in his life.
"No Excuses" is the inspiring story of Kyle's battle against the odds. You'll learn about the family who supported him, the coach who trained him, and the faith that strengthened him to face the toughest fights.

Item Specifications...

Pages   243
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.06" Width: 6.12" Height: 0.73"
Weight:   0.8 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2006
Publisher   Regnery Publishing, Inc.
ISBN  1596980109  
EAN  9781596980105  

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Reviews - What do our customers think?
Totally inspirational  Jun 21, 2008
The next time you think that life has dealt you a bad hand, you should pick up this story about Kyle Maynard, the congential amputee athlete. I found the story very inspirational and motivating. While I was hopeing that Kyle would talk more about other aspects of his life, like career, it was impressive reading about how he trained for football and wrestling. There is also the amazing amount of faith and caring from Kyle's friends and family.

Next time that you get self-conscious over a blemish or do not feel like exercising, take a few minutes to flip through this book about an amazing human being.

Doug Setter, author of Stomach Flattening
An Inspiration  Jun 7, 2008
Kyle's story is one that helps you to believe in love of family and power of the human spirit.
No Excuses  May 28, 2008
This book is truly inspiring!
Read it, with a box of Kleenex tissue handy. This book will put iron in your spine!
Then buy copies for everyone in your family . . . and friends . . . and.
Do not! Repeat- Do not miss out on the rich blessing this book delivers.
Kyle Maynard "No Excuses"   Apr 11, 2008
It is a great book. It proves that the mind can overcome any physical disablilities.
Inspirational, well written, has helped me with my patients  Feb 2, 2008
Very great story. It's one thing to tell a kid that they can do anything they put their mind to when they're born with a body that's not "normal".

But it's another thing for a man like Kyle to SHOW people that it's possible. He's served as an inspiration to at least 2 of my patients and their families, because they can see the possibilities of life as an adult, defining and projecting who you are as a man, rather than letting society tell you who you are supposed to be.

Excellent read. Highly recommended.

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