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Born Broken Kim Lelievre

Born Broken

Kim Lelievre

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Born Broken is a true biography of the author Kim Lelievre. It is a remarkable story of a womans life, born in 1961 as a Spina Bifida baby.The narrative is extraordinary in a number of ways, giving vivid insight into the mind of a disabled child,MoreBorn Broken is a true biography of the author Kim Lelievre. It is a remarkable story of a womans life, born in 1961 as a Spina Bifida baby.The narrative is extraordinary in a number of ways, giving vivid insight into the mind of a disabled child, coupled with the insecurities and almost unbearable 4 years in hospital from the age of ten until fourteen, Kim found her own way of coping. Although these pages are filled with memories of heartbreaking trauma, there is no sense of self-pity anywhere among the recollections. The overall impression is of remarkable fortitude with no sense of complaint against the hand life had dealt herAside from her disability, Kim had relatively typical experiences growing up- school, making friends, having boyfriends, and pursuing her interests. Her special passion was for singing, and she secured a place singing at a holiday camp. In her twenties she even managed to have two beautiful children.This is an extraordinary autobiography giving fascinating insights into the experiences of disability, together with courage, personal strength and irrepressible good humour.Some of this story really brings back to home how difficult life can be without good health. But most of all it shows us how with strength and determination most of our dreams can come true.