And There Was Light: Autobiography of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance

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Permanently blinded at a young age, Jacques Lusseyran learned to "see" the world from within. This keenly developed inner sight enabled him to become a leader of the core of the French Resistance, enduring arrest by the Gestapo and the horrors of Buchenwald. This book is a testament to the joy that exists in all of us, a joy that no conditions&#8211not even the worst &#8211cankill. Lusseryan's inspring autobiography shows how he overcame the limitations of physical blindness by ...
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Permanently blinded at a young age, Jacques Lusseyran learned to "see" the world from within. This keenly developed inner sight enabled him to become a leader of the core of the French Resistance, enduring arrest by the Gestapo and the horrors of Buchenwald. This book is a testament to the joy that exists in all of us, a joy that no conditions&#8211not even the worst &#8211cankill. Lusseryan's inspring autobiography shows how he overcame the limitations of physical blindness by attending&#8211literally&#8211to the light inside his own mind.
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Parisian Jacques Lusseyran was just 15 when the Nazis conquered France. Within a year, though, he had formed an underground resistance group of 600 youths. To make his brave feat even more remarkable, it should be noted that since the age of 8, Lusseyran had been blind. And There Was Light is the autobiography of a courageous young French hero who survived the horrors of Buchenwald. An inspiring true story.
Los Angeles Times
Lusseyran allows us to glimpse both heaven and hell through the eyes of a man who has lived through both...even in the grip of darkest evil, Lusseyran is redeemed by light.
The Baltimore Sun
This is a magical book, the kind that becomes a classic, passed along between friends.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780930407407
  • Publisher: Morning Light Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/2000
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 5.55 (w) x 8.02 (h) x 0.95 (d)

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"Sighted people always talk about the night of blindness, and that seems to them quite natural. But there is no such night, for at every waking hour and even in my dreams I lived in a stream of light..."
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    Posted July 26, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2009

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    This book is a purely inspirational treasure.

    It's an autobiographical work written by the blind hero of the French Resistance during WWII. Lusseyran was not born blind, but he did not consider it a handicap. His attitude throughout is so stunningly positive, that it will inspire you and give you great pleasure.

    I "sipped" this book like a fine French wine, reading only 1 or 2 pages every night before I went to sleep until I finished it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 10, 2004

    Nothing like anything you've read before

    Do yourself a favor and read this book to find out how a self-aware man developed the gift of (in)'sight' after being blinded as a boy in an accident. The amazing possibilties of human potential are elucidated beautifully and simply and require tremendous work, patience, self-discipline, and 'allowing' the inner to merge with the outer. I had no idea this kind of development was possible and I feel blessed to have stumbled upon this autobiography.

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