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My Magic Ears is a book about a hearing impaired girl who receives cochlear implants and the world of sound that she discovers.
I didn't know I could learn so much from entering the world of people with dwarfism, or children born of rape, people of musical genius or those with multiple and severe disabilities.... until I read this truly extraordinary book. I felt emotionally enlarged by every page.
This is a true story of a young teen named Maddie, who while undergoing chemotheraphy saw something on TV that changed the way she saw the world, and her role in it. Touched by vision of an orphaned boy in Africa, Maddie was moved to help.
This film is based on the autobiography of Eric Lomax, a railway enthusiast who becomes a British prisoner of war captured by the Japanese in Singapore.
A powerful guide to healing our relationship with our planetary home
An uplifting and entertaining film based on a true story of an unlikely relationship which highlights the very best of human nature. The reciprocal compassion and non-judgemental attitude between the carer and the cared for are inspiring.
How would 124 days at sea, on your own in a small rowing boat, affect your view of the world? 23 year old Sarah Outen probably did not realise quite how significantly her perspective would shift until a few days after her epic voyage across the Indian Ocean in 2009.