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Pollys Promise: A Story about Thriving Rather Than Simply Surviving.Turning Apparent Disability Into Gifted Ability.

David Denton Davis Md

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ISBN 10: 1478702753 / ISBN 13: 9781478702757
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Paperback. 80 pages. Dimensions: 9.8in. x 6.8in. x 0.4in.A Story of Hope and Kindness Against the Odds. . . Polly the foal has a rough start in life; at just four days old, with an illness the veterinarians proclaim to be fatal, she is rejected by her mother, and her future is anything but bright. Theres more to Polly than meets the eye, though-and two young girls refuse to believe that she is destined to die. Their determination to save the foal is supported by the father of one of the girls, a physician who remembers the amazing power of hope from lessons learned from the battlefield. He promises to do everything possible to save Pollys life. Against a lively background of family events-including the birth of a litter of St. Bernard puppies, and the arrival of a new baby-Pollys story unfolds, showing how the children and the doctor alter the world around them by not automatically accepting existing beliefs. When accompanied by respect, compassion, love, and hope. . . a disability may turn out to be an exceptional ability. This luminous story about focusing on whats right rather than whats wrong shares a gentle, inspirational lesson about the potential that can flourish despite developmental abnormalities. About the Author: David Denton Davis, MD is an emergencyurgent care physician, and the author of Dancing Cats, Silent Canaries, a book about the epidemics of autism and SIDS. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781478702757

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Title: Pollys Promise: A Story about Thriving ...

Publisher: Outskirts Press

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A Story of Hope and Kindness Against the Odds... Polly the foal has a rough start in life; at just four days old, with an illness the veterinarians proclaim to be fatal, she is rejected by her mother, and her future is anything but bright. There's more to Polly than meets the eye, though-and two young girls refuse to believe that she is destined to die. Their determination to save the foal is supported by the father of one of the girls, a physician who remembers the amazing power of hope from lessons learned from the battlefield. He promises to do everything possible to save Polly's life. Against a lively background of family events-including the birth of a litter of St. Bernard puppies, and the arrival of a new baby-Polly's story unfolds, showing how the children and the doctor alter the world around them by not automatically accepting existing beliefs. When accompanied by respect, compassion, love, and hope...a "disability" may turn out to be an exceptional ability. This luminous story about focusing on what's right rather than what's wrong shares a gentle, inspirational lesson about the potential that can flourish despite developmental abnormalities. About the Author: David Denton Davis, MD is an emergency/urgent care physician, and the author of Dancing Cats, Silent Canaries, a book about the epidemics of autism and SIDS.

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