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Finding Magic Mountain: Life with Five Glorious Kids and a Rogue Gene Called FOP

Finding Magic Mountain: Life with Five Glorious Kids and a Rogue Gene Called FOP

Carol Zapata-Whelan Michael Henrickson Frederick S. Kaplan
3.2/5 (5 ratings)
Carol Zapata-Whelan describes her son's struggle with the rare genetic disease Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva , focusing on the time of diagnosis at age nine to his first year in college . Zapata-Whelan illustrates how this struggle with FOP has shaped and strengthened her family, and how, as a mother, the experience has taught her to put her trust in the universe, and live life one day at a time. Through her son's remarkable grace and strength in dealing with his disease, she has learned that an unexpected encounter with suffering can be a blessing as well. Through flashbacks and anecdotes, Zapata-Whelan leads the reader through the ups and downs of dealing with FOP in everyday life, while offering insight, hope and guidance throughout.
Language
English
Pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Da Capo Lifelong Books
Release
August 01, 2006
ISBN
1569244006
ISBN 13
9781569244005

Finding Magic Mountain: Life with Five Glorious Kids and a Rogue Gene Called FOP

Carol Zapata-Whelan Michael Henrickson Frederick S. Kaplan
3.2/5 (5 ratings)
Carol Zapata-Whelan describes her son's struggle with the rare genetic disease Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva , focusing on the time of diagnosis at age nine to his first year in college . Zapata-Whelan illustrates how this struggle with FOP has shaped and strengthened her family, and how, as a mother, the experience has taught her to put her trust in the universe, and live life one day at a time. Through her son's remarkable grace and strength in dealing with his disease, she has learned that an unexpected encounter with suffering can be a blessing as well. Through flashbacks and anecdotes, Zapata-Whelan leads the reader through the ups and downs of dealing with FOP in everyday life, while offering insight, hope and guidance throughout.
Language
English
Pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Da Capo Lifelong Books
Release
August 01, 2006
ISBN
1569244006
ISBN 13
9781569244005

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