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Unstoppable: 45 Powerful Stories of Perseverance and Triumph from People Just Like You

By Cynthia Kersey

MY HERO recommends this book to readers of all age groups.
from the Introduction Benefits of an Unstoppable Spirit Progress is not the only benefit of the unstoppable spirit. People's dreams have come true, communities have united and individuals have been inspired to try one more time. From the greatest global achievement to the most personal accomplishment in our daily lives, the unstoppable spirit is the driving force for positive change and growth. This spirit is the force that breaks through countless personal barriers--barriers of self-doubt, negativity, and our own perceived limitations. It compels us to persist in striving toward our goals. But how does one develop an unstoppable spirit? Is it only for those with superhuman abilities? Must one be born with a special gift? This book was born out of my own search for the answers to those questions. After reviewing and thoroughly researching the stories of hundreds of candidates for Unstoppable, I found the answer to be a resounding No. These individuals are not "superheroes." Most of them are just like you and me, experiencing their share of disappointments and frustrations. However, even in those moments, these people exhibit a few distinguishing characteristics that separate them from all others. These characteristics enable them to keep going when others would throw in the towel.
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