This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Joni Eareckson - This person becomes a quadriplegic after a diving accident.
Johnny Eareckson - This person is a positive upbeat man, who was heartbroken by the accident.
Margaret - This character is the author's mother.
Kathy Eareckson - This person prevented her sister from drowning.
Jay Eareckson - This person washed the author's hair every week.
Dick Filbert - This person was the author's boyfriend when the accident occurred.
Tom - This person was an ICU patient who died.
Mrs. Barber - This person is an attendant at Green Oaks...
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