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The big picture : getting perspective on what's really important in life

Author: Ben Carson; Gregg Lewis
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Zondervan, 2009.
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In his grade school days, Ben Carson would hardly have been voted 'most likely to become a famous surgeon.' His classmates had already given him another label: class dummy. Then a light clicked on for Ben--and a consuming passion for learning that catapulted him from 'zero' test grades to a Yale scholarship, a pioneering role in modern medicine, and an influence that has extended from inner-city schools to corporate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Ben Carson; Ben Carson
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Carson; Gregg Lewis
ISBN: 9780310857969 0310857961
OCLC Number: 805721477
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Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Ben Carson with Gregg Lewis.

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In his grade school days, Ben Carson would hardly have been voted 'most likely to become a famous surgeon.' His classmates had already given him another label: class dummy. Then a light clicked on for Ben--and a consuming passion for learning that catapulted him from 'zero' test grades to a Yale scholarship, a pioneering role in modern medicine, and an influence that has extended from inner-city schools to corporate boardrooms and Washington corridors of power. What made the difference? Belief in his own potential, a commitment to education and making the most of his opportunities to learn, determination to make the world a better place, and faith in a God who knows no limits. Seeing the Big Picture. In The Big Picture, Ben Carson reveals the spiritual and philosophical foundations that undergird not just his dramatic career, but his approach to all of life. As in his best-selling Gifted Hands Dr. Carson shares colorful behind-the-scenes anecdotes. As in Think Big, he ...

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