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The Beauty of Love: A Memoir of Miracles, Hope, and Healing

Autor: Posada, Jorge
Posada, Laura
Torre, Joe

Editorial: Atria Books

Formato:Tapa Dura
Precio de Lista:$24.00
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The Beauty of Love: A Memoir of Miracles, Hope, and Healing : Jorge and Laura Posada were accustomed to being on top of the world. After a romantic courtship, the lives of these newlyweds were filled with unimaginable success and joy. But all of that changed when their first-born son was diagnosed with craniosynostosis, a birth defect that causes an abnormally shaped skull. Their priorities swiftly changed, as Jorge and Laura navigated their way through the challenges of their son's diagnosis and eventual treatment, which has included eight major surgeries. Laura stayed home with her son, while Jorge suffered in silence as he tried to stay strong under the pressure to perform as a Yankees baseball player. Amid their fear, confusion, and anxiety as young parents, they decided to keep their son's sickness a secret to protect him from a media frenzy, but in time they realized it was this very celebrity status that would allow them to make a difference - not only for patients with craniosynostosis but for people suffering from any type of illness. They decided to open the Jorge Posada Foundation to help kids with the same condition, a decision that gave new meaning to their lives.

Before being a celebrity athlete or a lawyer, Jorge and Laura are a father and a mother, a husband and a wife - and the fortitude and foundations of their family values have helped them face even the worst of days. The Beauty of Love is more than a memoir about dealing with childhood illness - it is a heartfelt and uplifting illustration of how a couple can endure stress and strife and come out stronger on the other side.


Categoría   Sub-Categoría
Familia y Relaciones   Interpersonal Relations
Medicina   Surgery

ISBN 13:9781439103081
ISBN 10:1439103089
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:291
Tamaño:9.00" l x 6.00" w x 1.00" h
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