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Dare to be kind : how extraordinary compassion can transform our world

Author: Lizzie Velasquez; Catherine Avril Morris
Publisher: South Melbourne, Vic. : Affirm Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author shares her experiences in being bullied because of her unusual appearance caused by a medical condition, and uses them to explore the causes behind cruelty and how they can be redirected to produce kindness and improve the world.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Named Person: Lizzie Velasquez
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lizzie Velasquez; Catherine Avril Morris
ISBN: 9781925475005 192547500X
OCLC Number: 1005062897
Description: 215 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The B-word --
Kindness begins at home --
Hurt people hurt people --
Building resilience --
Are they or aren't they? --
How do you define yourself? --
The myth of positivity --
Breakdown, or breakthrough? --
How a dog named Ollie saved my life --
The knowing --
Don't judge a book by its cover --
The cape comes off --
The truth about strength --
Faith, God, the universe, and weird miracles --
The right kind of selfish --
It's up to us --
This is my lottery --
Dare to be kind: a call to action.
Responsibility: Lizzie Velasquez ; with Catherine Avril Morris.

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The author shares her experiences in being bullied because of her unusual appearance caused by a medical condition, and uses them to explore the causes behind cruelty and how they can be redirected to produce kindness and improve the world.

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