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Wish granted : 25 stories of strength and resilience from America's favorite athletes

Author: Make-a-Wish Foundation.
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperOne, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A rare glimpse into the private lives of your favorite athletes and what gives these champion sportsmen and women a deeper satisfaction than any trophy or championship ring. It's no surprise that the stories in Wish Granted celebrates the strength and courage of the human spirit in the face of adversity--and a celebration you can be a part of. Every book sold will help grant life-changing wishes.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Make-a-Wish Foundation.
ISBN: 9780062218391 0062218395 9780062218414 0062218417
OCLC Number: 862928638
Description: 215 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Michael Jordan --
Seeing dreams and wishes come true / Michael Phelps --
You can't say no / Ken Griffey, Jr. --
Up for the fight / John Cena --
Racing for smiles / Jimmie Johnson --
The blessing of joy / Bethany Hamilton --
Building relationships for the entire family / Kurt Warner --
Giving children a sense of ownership / Luis Gonzales --
The experience will change you / Grant Hill --
Paying it forward / Chris Petersen --
Attitude is everything / Annika Sorenstam --
The gift of memories / Scot Hamilton --
Rising to the challenge / Chipper Jones --
Wishes are part of a mission / Evander Holyfield --
One person can make a difference: a child changed me / Larry Fitzgerald --
Every child deserves a childhood / Jim Kleinsasser --
It's about doing right / Ricky Carmichael --
Live in the moment / Misty May-Treanor --
We can all do something / Barry Sanders --
Defying expectations / Anthony Robles --
Finding a cause / Tim Hudson --
It's all about hope / Tony Hawk --
Granting wishes makes me better / Landon Donovan --
It's all about attitude / Danica Patrick --
A team responsibility / The New England Patriots --
About the Make-a-Wish Foundation --
About Michael Jordan --
About Don Yaeger --
How it all started.
Responsibility: Make-a-Wish Foundation.
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A rare glimpse into the private lives of your favorite athletes and what gives these champion sportsmen and women a deeper satisfaction than any trophy or championship ring. It's no surprise that the stories in Wish Granted celebrates the strength and courage of the human spirit in the face of adversity--and a celebration you can be a part of. Every book sold will help grant life-changing wishes.

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