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Ben Carson has seen firsthand the best and worst of what America has to offer. From his own childhood of crippling poverty to his brilliant career as a world-renowned surgeon and humanitarian, Ben Carson has sought to solve problems in his own life and the lives of others through education, hard work, and perseverance.
In America the Beautiful he turns his attention to many of the issues facing America today--healthcare, education, capitalism and more, to explore what is great about our nation, and what needs to be addressed. You'll gain new insights on our nation's origins, our Judeo-Christian heritage, our educational system and more. America the Beautiful is a stirring manifesto of the values that have shaped America's past and must shape her future. You'll be inspired to heed the call to use your God-given talents to improve your life, the nation, and our world. This special edition features Dr. Carson's signature on the cover along with a letter to the reader.
Number of Pages: 224
Publication Date: 2015
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America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation GreatBen Carson M.D., Candy CarsonZondervan / 2012 / Hardcover$10.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
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One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's FutureBen Carson M.D., Candy CarsonSentinel / 2014 / Hardcover$13.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews Video
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Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for ExcellenceBen Carson M.D., Cecil MurpheyZondervan / 2006 / Trade Paperback$11.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 10 Reviews
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What is America becoming? Or, more importantly, what can she be if we reclaim a vision for the things that made her great in the first place?
In America the Beautiful, Dr. Ben Carson helps us learn from our past in order to chart a better course for our future.
From his personal ascent from inner-city poverty to international medical and humanitarian acclaim, Carson shares experiential insights that help us understand
… what is good about America
… where we have gone astray
… which fundamental beliefs have guided America from her founding into preeminence among nations.
Tackling the issues at the forefront of the American mindhealthcare, education, capitalism, and more, America the Beautiful is indispensable reading. From #1 New York Times bestselling author, internationally renowned neurosurgeon, and humanitarian Dr. Ben Carson, here is a sobering and inspiring manifesto of Americas greatness, her failings, and the values and changes it will take to carry our country into a brilliant and prosperous future. This special signature edition includes a beautiful cloth hardcover binding with a foil stamped Ben Carson signature, dustjacket, and special introduction to the reader from the author.
Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D.
Dr. Carson is an emeritus professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery, and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. In 1984, he was named director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Childrens Center from which he retired in 2013. In 2008, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Through his philanthropic foundation, the Carson Scholars Fund, he strives to maximize the intellectual potential of every child. Dr. Carson has written six best-selling books, including two New York Times Bestsellers, America the Beautiful and One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save Americas Future, which became a number one New York Times bestseller. He is a syndicated columnist and a highly sought-after, inspirational, and motivational speaker.
Candy Carson is the co-founder (with her husband Ben) of the Carson Scholars Fund, a charity that recognizes and rewards high academic achievement and demonstrated humanitarian qualities. This organization was created in response to the US crisis in education. With the over 4300 scholars in 42 states, peers of the scholarship winners are now striving for higher academic results as well. Candy also serves on the board of the Shriver Concert Series of Johns Hopkins University. She has worked in editing, trust administration, insurance, and real estate, having earned her Masters in Business from Johns Hopkins. While her 3 sons were in their early teen years, she along with them formed the Carson 4, a string quartet which has performed at churches, and community and charitable events, nationally and internationally. In her spare time, Candy still enjoys reading books and reading music on violin and piano. She writes for THINK BIG, the newsletter for the Carson Scholars Fund, and conducts the University of Maryland Medical Center Chamber Players.