By Robert Dowdall,Emer Cleary
I used to be simply 18 years previous whilst a devastating vehicle coincidence left me completely blind. What began as a regular evening out replaced my existence irreversibly and it took decades of demanding situations and uphill struggles for me to profit to evolve to lifestyles at nighttime.
My tale, even though, isn't really one in every of sorrow and self pity. the trail i used to be destined for, which admittedly I resented for a very long time, used to be the person who finally observed me triumph over demanding situations i would not formerly have dreamed of taking up.
I've skied on tricky Austrian slopes, cycled hundreds of thousands of kilometres within the US and Australia and that i was once the 1st blind Irish guy to climb Kilimanjaro.
And that is simply to identify a couple of! i've got had an important existence up to now. there's not anything i cannot just do simply because i am blind and it took me years of facing my state of affairs to discover that out. nowadays i'm the single blind practitioner of complimentary treatments in eire, I run my very own enterprise and wooden flip in my spare time.
I will not fake it's been effortless, now and then it used to be faraway from it, yet I in truth don't believe i might be part the individual i'm this day if it had by no means occurred.
I have discovered quite a bit and in an odd method am thankful for these classes - the largest of that is that there's lifestyles, past the Darkness.
About the Author
Having lived a few of his formative years in Kilbeggan, County Westmeath, Robert moved to Tallaght in his early years and lived on the foothills of the Dublin Mountains. It was once in those hills that he spent a large number of his formative years, on his grandad's farm, less than the impact of his 4 uncles. contemplating the luxurious valley of Glenasmole is just 5 miles from the ever-growing city, Robert was once fairly satisfied juggling the 2 different methods of rural and concrete existence.
When no longer at the farm he was once like several different youngster, residing in Tallaght and becoming concerned with the neighborhood GAA membership, between others. Being a customary teenager, he chanced on abundant chance to hang around together with his gang of pals and wake up to all kinds of mischief; yet in a single day Robert's existence replaced eternally, after a negative automobile coincidence.
Among different awful accidents he used to be left completely blind.
More than 20 years on, and having completed numerous large objectives that many fully-sighted humans wouldn't dare to even tackle, he ultimately tells his tale within the pages of this booklet.
It's an autobiography that's shockingly hard-hitting and brutally sincere - an emotional curler coaster that may have you ever crying one second and guffawing the subsequent. however it can be tremendously uplifting.
This tale, is instructed by means of a guy who, for eighteen years, may see completely - earlier than he used to be plunged into the depths of depression. however it is not only approximately how he became his existence round. This e-book is going extra than that.
This publication is going, past the darkness...
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Beyond the Darkness (Emu Ink NonFiction) by Robert Dowdall,Emer Cleary