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The Resource Carry on BOOKABLE DISCUSSION SET : a story of resilience, redemption, and an unlikely family, Lisa Fenn

Carry on BOOKABLE DISCUSSION SET : a story of resilience, redemption, and an unlikely family, Lisa Fenn

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Carry on BOOKABLE DISCUSSION SET : a story of resilience, redemption, and an unlikely family
Title
Carry on BOOKABLE DISCUSSION SET
Title remainder
a story of resilience, redemption, and an unlikely family
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Lisa Fenn
Title variation
Story of resilience, redemption, and an unlikely family
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eng
Summary
"Lisa Fenn produced human-interest features for ESPN for over a decade, but one particular story came into her life and never left. After seeing a newspaper image of two young wrestlers from one of Cleveland's tougher public high schools, Lisa followed a hunch and flew back to her hometown to meet the boys that very day. What she found caused her spirit both to sink and to soar. Leroy Sutton, who lost his legs in a childhood train accident, could often be found riding on the back of Dartanyon Crockett, who was legally blind and had no permanent place to call home. Initially drawn together by their handicaps, the boys soon developed a brother-like bond. When one wrestled, the other sat on the edge of the mat, and their cheerful friendship was a source of inspiration throughout the halls of their high school. As Lisa filmed her feature about this remarkable friendship for ESPN, she grew to understand the suffering Leroy and Dartanyon had endured, and she fought for their trust and their confidence. The three formed a surprising and meaningful connection{u2014}and once the television story ended, Lisa realized she couldn{u2019}t just walk away. Though Leroy's and Dartanyon's futures were limited by abject poverty, Lisa resolved to give them the chance she knew they deserved. She worked tirelessly to see them through school and athletic pursuits, broken hearts, phantom limbs, and the bewildering obstacles that, at every turn, tested their individual strengths even while strengthening the bonds between them" --from Amazon
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collective biography
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DLC
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
  • ADM adult book discussion
  • Bookable discussion set
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Carry on BOOKABLE DISCUSSION SET : a story of resilience, redemption, and an unlikely family, Lisa Fenn
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Non-booking call number : 796.812092 F36c 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780062427830
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016012130
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
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Carry on BOOKABLE DISCUSSION SET : a story of resilience, redemption, and an unlikely family, Lisa Fenn
Publication
Note
Non-booking call number : 796.812092 F36c 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780062427830
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016012130
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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