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Published: January 2020
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Author: Kevin Laue
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BIC Subject: Religion & beliefs
Published By: Hachette Australia
 
Published: 14-Jan-2020
Format: Hardback, 192 pages,
ISBN: 9781546014249
Stock Code: 6014249
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An inspirational story of faith and perseverance of an athlete who was born without an arm and despite all the odds became the first player missing a limb to play NCAA Division 1 basketball.An inspirational story of faith and perseverance of an athlete who was born without an arm and despite all the odds became the first player missing a limb to play NCAA Division 1 basketball.
Even before entering the world, Kevin Laue was a fighter. He should have died in childbirth, as the umbilical cord was wrapped around his neck twice, but he survived because his left arm was in the middle of it, allowing blood to flow to his brain. But since circulation was cut off in that arm, he was born with his left arm ending just below his elbow. GET IN THE GAME is Kevin's story of transformation: Moving from anger to joy. From embarrassment to confidence. From the sidelines and wishing his life was different to getting in the game and showing who he is. Kevin's arduous journey to becoming the first NCAA Division I basketball player missing a limb has given him keen insights to help anyone who feels trapped and defeated by less-than-perfect circumstances, whether physical, mental, or environmental. Kevin doesn't encourage readers to simply accept and live with their challenges, hurts, and losses. He spurs them on to believe any weakness can, in reality, become the one thing that propels them to achieve their greatest potential. As Kevin has learned throughout his life, you can't win if you don't get in the game!