By Kenneth E. Salyer

ISBN-10: 1455515124

ISBN-13: 9781455515127

A existence THAT issues is an interesting and profoundly relocating new publication by way of a healthcare professional who has dedicated his existence to supporting the world's such a lot unlucky youngsters develop up with faces that let them to understand they're a part of the human community-assured that they're usual within the best possible approach and entirely able to being enjoyed.

We current ourselves to the realm preferable with our faces, Dr. Ken Salyer explains, and the folks we meet at the beginning glance to our faces to check who, in reality, we're. Dr. Salyer is a fiercely clever, vigorous, insatiably inquiring, and deeply compassionate guy whose lifestyles has been one among provider. As he writes in his advent to A existence THAT concerns, he's "convinced that owning a face you aren't pressured to conceal is a primary human right-as very important to an absolutely lived existence as freedom from worry or want." And in clinics and working room all over the world, at the present time Dr. Salyer keeps a groundbreaking forty-year occupation whose nexus melds state of the art drugs with humanitarian reduction provided to profoundly unlucky children.

A lifestyles THAT concerns specializes in the relocating tales of the kids whose lives were reworked and their relocating own testaments to how important their "normalcy" now's. it really is those little ones who encouraged Dr. Salyer to stumbled on the area Craniofacial origin and determine clinics around the globe that now provide wish for strong lives to countless numbers of bad teenagers in still-developing international locations who in a different way will be kept away from, locked away, or deserted. In a voice that's compelling, eloquent, and continually impassioned, he matters a decision for a brand new around the world figuring out of the rights of the extraordinarily disfigured, and he encourages readers to be encouraged through the lives of those youngsters and to rework our personal demanding situations into triumphs.

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