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Beyond Reason: Lessons from the Loss of a Gifted Child
     

Beyond Reason: Lessons from the Loss of a Gifted Child

by Gregg Korbon, M.D.
 

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Sometimes people enter our lives and change us forever. Author Gregg Korbon’s son, Brian, was such a person. In Beyond Reason, Gregg shares the story of his nine-year-old son, a sweet and brilliant child. Though healthy, Brian told his parents he was going to die before he turned ten. Six months later, after scoring the first run of his Little League career, he

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Sometimes people enter our lives and change us forever. Author Gregg Korbon’s son, Brian, was such a person. In Beyond Reason, Gregg shares the story of his nine-year-old son, a sweet and brilliant child. Though healthy, Brian told his parents he was going to die before he turned ten. Six months later, after scoring the first run of his Little League career, he collapsed.

Though his death garnered media attention, the mysteries before and after his death were never shared. Brian foresaw his future, gave himself a going away party, and left good-bye gifts and a note telling his parents not to worry about him. After his death, Brian’s influence persisted. His father—a rational physician who did not believe in metaphysical phenomena—embarked on a mystical journey through grief into a creative world he did not know existed. What he learned by healing stretched the capabilities of his reasonable mind. For anyone who wants to know how grieving can become a journey of wonder and hope, Beyond Reason can guide you.

This thought-provoking and beautifully written memoir presents powerful images, ideas, and emotions. The story’s unfolding is impossible to anticipate: it demands pages be turned, all the way to the end.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440123986
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
136
File size:
1 MB

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