Perseverance

Perseverance

The Seven Skills You Need to Survive, Thrive and Accomplish More Than You Ever Imagined

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"An inspiring story of beating the odds and learning to overcome--no matter what life hands you. After starting a family and flourishing in his career, Tim Hague was struck by misfortune. The irritating tremor in his foot turned out to be early onset Parkinson's disease. He was only 46 years old. But what seemed to be an end became a new beginning. Just three years later, Hague won the inaugural The Amazing Race Canada (with his son, Tim Jr., as his teammate). His remarkable life story shows that perseverance is not just a matter of willpower: it is a skill that can be learned and honed. And perseverance is the theme of his life. From the day he was born, Hague has gone from one struggle to another. Yet, remarkably, he doesn't have a trace of self-pity. In fact, he feels blessed. From his tough start in life as an unwanted mixed-race baby born in Texas in 1964, to his eventual move to the unforgiving climate of Winnipeg, Canada, to start a family under difficult circumstances, and his continuing battle with Parkinson's--Hague's life is a roadmap of perseverance."--
Publisher: Canada : Viking, 2018.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780735233669
Branch Call Number: 362.196833 HAGUE
Characteristics: 262 pages ; 24 cm

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