Tall and Proud Author:Vian Smith Gail looked from the window and he was there. Tall and proud - as high on the hill as a king. — This was the way her horse had looked in her dreams, this was the way she wrote about him in her stories, and this was the way she had painted him all during the long days at the hospital. — When Gail had first come home, she had been content just to ha... more »ve her friends visit her or bury herself in her books and her stories. She didn't want to think of her illness and the pain which accompanied her dwindling efforts to walk.
But now, there on the hill, her impossible dream had come true. And there was only one way that Gail would ever get to ride her proud King - she would have to overcome the fear and pain of polio and learn to walk again....« less