Gifted Hands The Ben Carson Story Author:Cecil Murphey, Ben Carson Ben Carson, M.D., works medical miracles. Today, he's one of the most celebrated neurosurgeons in the world. In Gifted Hands, he tells of his inspiring odyssey from his childhood in inner-city Detroit to his position as director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital at age 33. Ben Carson is a role model for anyone who ... more »attempts the seemingly impossible as he takes you into the operating room where he has saved countless lives. Filled with fascinating case histories, this is the dramatic and intimate story of Ben Carson's struggle to beat the odds -- and of the faith and genius that make him one of the greatest life-givers of the century.« less
Ben Carson is truly an inspiration. He overcame so much to become SO much. This should be required reading for all teens. Dr. Carson shares not only his life experiences, but much wisdom as well. My teenage son and I both enjoyed this book.
This is a remarkable story of a truly remarkable doctor who defied all the odds of growing up in the ghetto to become a world acclaimed neurosurgeon of children. Ben Carson gives hope to families that have lost hope that their child will survive; he gives us hope in what God can do with someone who is totally submitted to His Will. I highly recommend this book.
Ben Carson was born and raised in a poor part of Detroit. He and his older brother were raised by a single mother. He talks about his troubled childhood but by the time he is twelve years old he already knows he wants to become a doctor. After several years of schooling he comes one of the best pediatric neurosurgeons in the country. Filled with fascination case histories, this bestselling book tells the dramatic and intimate story of Ben Carson's struggle to beat the odds---and of the faith and genius that make him one of today's greatest life-givers.
This book describes the life of Ben Carson a famous surgeon at John Hopkins Hospital. We learn about what his childhood was like. His family was poor and his neighborhood was not so great. He dealt with several setbacks but got through them. He loved to read and the library played a central role in his life! He has a lot of lessons to teach to young people about what you can do to achieve your dreams. His dream was not handed to him but it took hard work and determination.