A Secretly Handicapped Man by Norbert Nathanson

By Norbert Nathanson

After greater than 30 years weathering stares and serious public stigma, becoming up within the operating classification of melancholy period Pittsburgh, and attempting desperately to go into the recent burgeoning box of tv, the writer skilled a miracle. Born with out toes or one hand, new advances in clinical technology supplied man made legs which gave him a regular peak, a normal visual appeal and gait, and accepted him to get pleasure from a formerly unknown, lifestyles changing public anonymity. Being out of the highlight of public stigma introduced him peace. He by no means shared his tale, and held his secrets and techniques fiercely. He hasn't ever visible himself as being diversified, nor outlined himself in dramatic phrases. An skilled, critical and pushed educator and tv govt, outdoorsman, sailor, chippie, fisherman, he has shaped his fact. His survival is a triumph, his lifestyles a victory. He does not needless to say his accomplishments are remarkable.

“…it is really inspirational…it may also help people to have a better appreciation of the problems you so eloquently describe via your experiences.”
Dr. Anthony Grieco, NYU clinical School

“The booklet offers any reader, informal or differently, deep insights into the lifetime of somebody born very various bodily and later remodeled into one more actual being. That makes the tale targeted, in a category of its personal. I come clear of it with a far deeper figuring out of the impression of handicapping stipulations on a person’s improvement. now not a tear or second of heartache is ignored. What this guy went via in his upward thrust above adversity is inspirational in each respect.”
Don Ferguson, Dean Emeritus, college of schooling, New Mexico kingdom University

"What I so appreciate is the shortcoming of self pity. it truly is one painful breakthrough after one other, rather than railing on the global. the writer provides us a metaphor for plenty of people's existence. And the memoir holds a contented finishing finally the tricky judgements he needed to make."
Diane H. Schetky, M.D., retired psychiatrist and poet.

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