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LETTERS TO SAM: A GRANDFATHER'S LESSONS ONLOVE, LOSS AND THE GIFTS OF LIFE
14 x 20.5 x 1cm
"Dear Sam, my life was changed the moment you were born."
So begins this remarkable collection of thirty-two intimate,compassionate letters that Dan ["Pop"] Gottlieb wrote to Sam, hisgrandson. Frank, honest, and inspiring, they address life changes weall face, each in our own way.Although the themes of the letters are universal, they draw from ahighly personal well of experience: Dan Gottlieb has been paralyzedfrom the neck down since a nearly fatal automobile accident twenty-five years ago, and his grandson Sam was diagnosed at fourteenmonths with pervasive developmental disability, a severe form of autism. Dan wrote these letters with the hope that Sam would one daybe able to read them, and through them, get to know his grandfather.Devoid of self-pity or regret, Dan's letters sing with the purity of agrandfather's love, and cover life lessons from dealing with parents