A Life That Matters: Transforming Faces, Renewing Lives  -     By: Kenneth Salyer
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A Life That Matters: Transforming Faces, Renewing Lives

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 320
Vendor: Center Street
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.25 X 0.80 (inches)
ISBN: 1455515124
ISBN-13: 9781455515127

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A LIFE THAT MATTERS is a fascinating and profoundly moving new book by a surgeon who has devoted his life to helping the world's most unfortunate children grow up with faces that allow them to know they are part of the human community-assured that they are ordinary in the very best way and fully capable of being loved.

We present ourselves to the world foremost with our faces, Dr. Ken Salyer explains, and the people we meet initially look to our faces to ascertain who, in fact, we are. Dr. Salyer is a fiercely intelligent, energetic, insatiably inquiring, and deeply compassionate man whose life has been one of service. As he writes in his introduction to A LIFE THAT MATTERS, he is "convinced that possessing a face you aren't forced to hide is a fundamental human right-as important to a fully lived life as freedom from fear or want." And in clinics and operating room around the world, today Dr. Salyer continues a groundbreaking forty-year career whose nexus melds cutting-edge medicine with humanitarian aid offered to profoundly unfortunate children.

A LIFE THAT MATTERS focuses on the moving stories of the children whose lives have been transformed and their moving personal testaments to how precious their "normalcy" now is. It is these children who inspired Dr. Salyer to found the World Craniofacial Foundation and establish clinics across the globe that now offer hope for good lives to hundreds of poor children in still-developing countries who otherwise would be shunned, locked away, or abandoned. In a voice that's compelling, eloquent, and always impassioned, he issues a call for a new worldwide understanding of the rights of the terribly disfigured, and he encourages readers to be inspired by the lives of these children and to transform our own challenges into triumphs.

Author Bio

Kenneth E. Salyer, M.D., is an internationally recognized plastic surgeon and pioneer in craniofacial surgery. He is the founder of the Internation craniofacial Institutute and the Cleft Lip and Palate Treatment Center. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine. During his career, Dr. Salyer has contributed 175 peer-reviewed articles and chapters to the scientific literature and authored and co-authored eight books, including the seminal, two-volume Atlas of Craniofacial and Cleft Surgery. Dr. Salyer lives in Dallas, Texas.

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