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Summary: The epic rivalry between half-pipe legends Kevin Pearce and Shaun White is documented in this exhilarating ride into the world of extreme snowboarding. With both practicing more and more breathtaking and dangerous tricks leading up to the Vancouver Winter Olympics, everything suddenly changes for Kevin when a horrific crash leaves him fighting for his life. When he recovers, all he wants to do...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CRA

Maslin, Abby

Summary: "Abby Maslin shares an inspiring story of resilience and commitment in a deeply affecting new memoir. After her husband suffered a traumatic brain injury, the couple worked together as he recovered--and they learned to love again. When Abby Maslin's husband, TC, didn't make it home on August 18, 2012, she knew something was terribly wrong. Her fears were confirmed when she learned that her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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Lemonick, Michael D.

Summary: "In the aftermath of a shattering illness, Lonni Sue Johnson lives in a "perpetual now," where she has almost no memories of the past and a nearly complete inability to form new ones. The Perpetual Now is the moving story of this exceptional woman, and the groundbreaking revelations about memory, learning, and consciousness her unique case has uncovered. Lonni Sue Johnson was a renowned artist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B JOHNSON LEM

Williams, Kayla

Summary: Documents the author's marriage to a fellow Iraq War veteran, describing the impact of his brain injury on their relationship, their shared efforts to overcome post-traumatic stress, and the lack of support for veterans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.7044 WILLIAMS, KAYLA WIL

Hall, Pattie Welek, author.

Summary: A story about hope, perseverance, self-discovery, hard choices, and most importantly about love after every mother's worst nightmare strikes--twice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Writelife Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HALL, PATTIE WELEK HAL

Osborn, Claudia L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Pub. 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OSBORN, CLAUDIA OSB

Fleischman, John.

Summary: Through the case history of Phineas Gage, a 19th century Vermonter who had an iron bar driven through his brain and lived, the book examines what is known of brain function.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

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Crimmins, C. E.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.19 CRI