Inside My World

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Come, step Inside My World" my world as a blind child, teenager and young adult growing up in Chicago some 70 years ago. My mother used to tell people: "He's in his own little world." Indeed, seeing the world without sight is seeing it in a very different way. The world of a blind person is smaller, closer, and more personal. And yet, each of us, in fact, is "in our own little world," our own personal reality. It is our uniqueness as individuals that makes our existence so precious. Through this book I offer you ...
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Come, step Inside My World" my world as a blind child, teenager and young adult growing up in Chicago some 70 years ago. My mother used to tell people: "He's in his own little world." Indeed, seeing the world without sight is seeing it in a very different way. The world of a blind person is smaller, closer, and more personal. And yet, each of us, in fact, is "in our own little world," our own personal reality. It is our uniqueness as individuals that makes our existence so precious. Through this book I offer you a nostalgic look back to an era when:
• Nearly everyone's Mom was at home when the kids got home from school...
• Families grew victory gardens...
• You could buy candy for a penny...
• Kids played war games using sticks for guns...
• And a foot of snow was a dream come true.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449971724
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 4/5/2010
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 1,053,834
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Meet the Author

Larry P. Johnson is a native of Chicago, graduate of Northwestern University's School of Speech in Evanston, Illinois, with a Master's in Latin American Studies, from La Universidad de las Americas in Mexico City.

His professional background includes:

* 22 years as a radio and television broadcaster in Mexico City, Chicago and San Antonio. He was the first blind newscaster on Mexican television.

* 28 years as a motivational speaker and workshop presenter - having presented for audiences in Mexico, Japan and the United States.

* 21 years as a Human Resources manager with AT&T Communications.

He makes his home now in San Antonio, TX, enjoys tandem bicycling, bowling and reading. He is the father of 6 children and grandfather of 20.

Also author of:

* "Mexico By Touch: True Life Experiences of a Blind American Deejay," an inspirational account of his adventures and misadventures living and working in Mexico for 17 years and

* "You Can If You Think You Can, Rebound From Adversity and Follow Your Dreams", an easy-to-read guide that offers simple strategies to overcome failure, restore self-esteem and achieve success and happiness in your life.

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