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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Summary
Ben Carson

Everything you need to understand or teach Gifted Hands by Ben Carson.

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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Summary

Plot Summary

Ben Carson becomes a world-class pediatric neurosurgeon at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Growing up in poverty-stricken Detroit with his mother and elder brother, Curtis, Ben could have never dreamed of the future that lay ahead for him. When 9-year-old Ben's father abandons his family, his heart is broken with the hurt lasting a life-time.

Ben's mother, Sonya, is the driving force in her sons' young lives. Sonya was born in rural Tennessee and had 23 siblings. To escape her harsh existence, Sonya married at 13. Despite her third-grade education, Sonya was an intelligent woman who knew that education was paramount for her sons to escape the ghetto and have successful lives. Though working three jobs at a time, Sonya is a task master. The boys are allowed to watch only two hours of TV a week and have to read two books each week, providing Sonya...

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