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- DescriptionBy the time her daughter Grace was diagsed with Asperger s syndrome, Sophie Walker s life had unraveled. Her career was in disarray. She couldn t sleep. She felt hopeless and useless in her role as a mother. Sophie began to seek the things Grace needed everything from advocacy for her educational rights and protection from bullying to help with homework and making friends. When Sophie realized she was neglecting her own health and well-being, she decided to train for the London Marathon to raise awareness of Asperger s and to build the mental and physical resilience she needed to support her daughter. Through running, Sophie ultimately found the strength to battle for Grace s education, happiness, and future, as well as the inner fortitude to overcome her own frustration and depression. In this book, she documents her and her daughter s trials and triumphs, offering real-world inspiration for parents and athletes alike.
- Author BiographySophie Walker has been a reporter for Reuters news agency since 1997 and has worked as a foreign correspondent traveling to Iraq and Afghanistan with Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. She lives in London.
- Author(s)Sophie Walker
- PublisherNew World Library
- Date of Publication10/09/2013
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectAutobiography: General
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintNew World Library
- Weight295 g
- Width140 mm
- Height213 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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