This is the autobiography of one of today's leading neurosurgeons. While pursuing his career, Carson encountered prejudice as an African American, negative peer pressure, and politics in getting a job. His sense of humor, faith in God and his belief in work ethics have led him to his wonderful career.
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Format: DVD Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2006 ISBN: 0310274281
ISBN-13: 9780310274285 UPC: 025986274283 Availability: In Stock
Surgeon Ben Carson walks us through his determination to overcome childhood obstacles, his elevated success, and the development of a mind-set that tackles risks with a winning strategy.
Dr. Benjamin Carson is a Professor of Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Oncology, and Pediatrics, and the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. He is also the author of four bestselling books---Gifted Hands, Think Big, The Big Picture, and Take the Risk. He serves on the boards of the Kellogg Company, Costco Wholesale Corp., and the Academy of Achievement, among others, and is an Emeritus Fellow of the Yale Corporation. He and his wife, Candy, cofounded the Carson Scholars Fund (www.carsonscholars.org), a 501(c)3 established to counteract America's crisis in education by identifying and rewarding academic role models in the fourth through eleventh grades, regardless of race, creed, religion and socio-economic status, who also demonstrate humanitarian qualities. There are over 4800 scholars in forty-five states. Ben and Candy are the parents of three grown sons and reside in Baltimore County, Maryland.
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