We’re talking about Books That Make You Live Life to the Fullest No Matter, the Hand You’re Dealt.
My back hurts. Mostly all the time. That’s why you sometimes see me fidget in my chair. People have a myriad of health issues and physical ailments. Some of us can’t hear, see, or even talk. What lessons can we learn from someone with cerebral palsy who lived a short 22 year-long life and had to rely on others for nearly everything? Suddenly, my back isn’t such a big deal.
We’re talking with Steven Gardner today, author of the book: Jabberwocky: Lessons of Love from a Boy Who Never Spoke. Katie Couric called it “The story of a beautiful boy who showed us a life without limits and embodied the power of love.”
Dr. Steven Gardner is an internist at Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and past Medical Director of the Massachusetts Special Olympics. He is a past winner of the Harvard Medical School Humanism in Medicine Award. Steven is a prominent photographer whose images focus on the resilience of people facing adversity and the compassion of caregivers.