Gifted Hands Book Review

Gifted Hands Book Review
Growing up in the poor streets of Detroit, Dr. Ben Carson could have never dreamed of the life that he had to look forward to in the future. When Ben was nine years old, his father abandoned him and his family. Ben’s mother, Sonya was the motivator in her two sons’ lives. Although Sonya only had a third-grade education, she was a very smart woman, who knew that education was the way for her sons to get out of the ghetto and have successful lives. Sonya had strict rules the boys lived by. Curtis, the older brother, and Ben were only allowed two hours of television a week. They would also have to read two books a week and provide Sonya with book reports. Throughout their young lives, Ben and Curtis were faced with many
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Ben Carson proves through his life that no matter where you come from and the challenges you face, you can become successful. Ben uses his book as a testimony to show what God has done for him, and how God has lived through him. He also uses the book to show that with God you can do the impossible. He inspires young people to never give up on their dreams. He also makes it clear that education is important, and that knowledge is the key to success. “Knowledge is the key to independent living, the key to all your dreams, hopes, and aspirations. If you are knowledgeable, particularly more knowledgeable than anybody else in a field, you become invaluable and write your own ticket.” said Ben …show more content…
Ben Carson is an inspiring man. His perseverance inspires me to never give up on myself despite the challenges that are going to come while I am on my journey to success. His faith in God is a true testimony that anything is possible with God. Through his story as a young child, he inspires me that with faith in God’s plan I can have a successful life, as long as I do not give up. Ben Carson has performed many miraculous surgeries that have inspired me to use my talents God has blessed me with. He has also shows how we should honor God and give credit to God after every accomplishment. I learned that our medical society has advanced in many ways. I also learned that Ben Carson’s surgeries have inspired, and made it possible for these same surgeries to be

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