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The Adventures of a Blind & Disabled Award-Winning Author

Inspiration & Motivation to Empower You to Go for Your Own Gold Medals

Do you want to be stopped or unstoppable?

What do you get when faith, passion, and determination cross with a blind and physically disabled individual?

You get an ultra-abled award-winning author, poet, motivational speaker, and above all, a passionate lover of life!

Although severely disabled with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis since infancy and blind since age seventeen, Shirley Cheng has not stopped taking giant steps forward, with her loving mother Juliet Cheng supporting her every step of the way. Interspersed with words of humor, hope, and healing, this memoir will whisk you to the adventurous world of a blind author with vision, while gently nudging you to go for your own gold medals in life.

ISBN: 9780614175157
Binding: Perfect, 6" x 9" (150mm x 230mm) trade paperback, 210 pages with black and white photographs

"…should be required reading for anyone persisting in life's challenges or desiring goals…a wonderful treasure that will surely touch your heart, kindle a roaring bonfire propelling you into your dreams." -Susanne Morrone, Natural Health Expert, Educator

"…encouraging, inspiring and truly uplifting…very insightful and extremely motivating! If you would like to overcome depression, find motivation, get over your fears, and bust through any obstacle, then you must read this book!" -JoAnn Y. King, Success Coach

"…a song to life, to love, to God, to the greatness of the human spirit….a hymn to the wonderful love between a mother and a daughter." -Piercarla Garusi, Life Coach, UK

"I laughed, I cried, I was inspired, and I was motivated to action." -Leyla Hur, Empowerment Mentor, Inspirational Motivator, Radio Host

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About the Author

Shirley Cheng (b. 1983), a blind and physically disabled award-winning author (with twenty awards, including nine Parent to Parent Adding Wisdom Awards), motivational speaker, self-empowerment expert, poet, author and contributor to 26 books, and a parental rights advocate, has had severe juvenile rheumatoid arthritis since infancy. Owing to years of hospitalization, she received no education until age eleven. Back then, she knew only her ABCs and very simple English. However, after attending only about 180 days of elementary school, she mastered grade level and entered middle school. Unfortunately, Shirley lost her eyesight at age seventeen. After a successful eye surgery, she hopes to earn multiple science doctorates from Harvard University.

Shirley is also the author of 8-award winner Waking Spirit: Prose & Poems the Spirit Sings (foreword by New York Times best seller Cynthia Brian); 7-award winner Embrace Ultra-Ability! Wisdom, Insight & Motivation from the Blind Who Sees Far and Wide; The Revelation of a Star's Endless Shine (foreword by Cynthia Brian); among others.

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