Item description for Growing Up With Jessica by James Walker...
Overview Whether you are a believer or not, young or old, parent or not, I encourage you to read this book because it will touch you, minister to you, and my hope is that you will conclude, as I did, that you will become a better person and parent as the result of reading Growing Up With Jessica." Jessica's father tells the true story of his family, who found themselves grappling with an extraordinary crisis when their two-month-old baby developed a mysterious and unexpected affliction. Jessica was left severely handicapped and has required total care for the last 27 years. Part tragedy, part mystery, but an inspiring story, as Jim relates the ups and downs of the experience in his clear and passionate style, you will ride the roller coaster of tragedy, love, hope, and faith and emerge touched and inspired
Publishers Description Inspiring true story. Tragedy. Mystery. Written in a clear and passionate style. You will ride the roller coaster of tragedy, love, hope and faith and emerge touched and inspired.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2006
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1597818992 ISBN13 9781597818995
Availability 89 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 23, 2017 06:13.
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More About James Walker
James Walker has an academic affiliation as follows - Pathogen Microbiological Group, UK CAMR, Porton Down, Salisbury, UK.
Reviews - What do customers think about Growing Up With Jessica?
Beautiful Jessica Aug 28, 2006
I read this wonderful, heartwarming and important book in a few short hours. Jessica Walker is my second cousin and I have seen her about every two years since she was born. I am always struck by how incredibly beautiful she is, but what is really beautiful is her family and the love they show for her. Jim may say they are just an ordinary family, but I have always found them to be Extraordinary and Exceptional. Much love to Jim, Renee and family.
The best of its kind in the last few years... Mar 28, 2006
This is a wonderful book! The best I've seen in recent years, as far as being well-written, and interesting. Unusual because it is written by the little girls' daddy.
This beautiful little girl was apparently born normal, and became profoundly mentally retarded from defective vaccinations. She is still alive, and a treasured member of her family. Special and tender are the writings at the end of the book, by her siblings, once they had grown up.
This is a loving, compassionate story of a lovely, helpless child, was a treat for me to read, from one end to the other. I wish "The Vest" had been invented when my little son Travis was alive!
I especially loved the MANY black and white photographs of little (and older) Jessica. Highly recommended by me!