Choose To Live:
A Journey Through Life With ALS (Amyotrophic
Author, I Choose to Live
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Sinton has written a book of inspiration and courage.
Travel his journey with him as he takes you from
the early stages of his life through to his current
status in dealing with the disease of ALS, or amyotrophic
lateral sclerosis, known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
His candid story brings readers to tears as well
as enjoying many humorous encounters along the way
as he and his wife, Marge, deal head on with the
disease and vow to keep "quality of life" their
Sinton, an astrophysicist and Professor of Physics and
Astronomy with an AB and PHD from John Hopkins University,
shows us that faith, courage and positive attitude can
get one over obstacles and challenges that threaten to
be insurmountable. Not only does he show that the mountain
can be conquered, but it can actually open new vistas
of understanding for ourselves and others.
"Mr. Sinton's book, I Choose To Live. is a wonderful
story about how life is not always fair but how learning
from the challenges that we are given in life transforms
our life. These lessons are so important to us and to
those around us. He shows how we can reach further into
ourselves and become people we never thought that we could
be. I Choose To Live is an inspiration and a reminder
of what is important in one's search for meaning and quality
-- Shonda Schilling --
Shonda Schilling is a board member of the ALS Association's
Greater Philadelphia and Arizona Chapters. She is the
wife of Curt Schilling, the star pitcher for the world
champion Arizona Diamondbacks and 2001 World Series Co-MVP.
Both have been deeply involved in fundraising to find
a cure for this terrible disease. They named their first-born
Sinton has been an inspiration to all of the health care
professionals who have known him. His book tells about
ALS in the context of a very real and exciting life. It
exemplifies the positive attitude which has served him
so well in his fight against this vicious killer."
Lawrence Z. Stern, M.D. Director, --
MDA' s Mucio F. Delgado Clinic For Neuromuscular Disorders
book is extraordinary in the realm of human experience,
for its author has Lou Gehrig's disease. He invites us
to share in the long journey he and his wife have traveled
with ALS, showing us their life-affirming response to
such a gargantuan challenge. Bill Sinton's candor in telling
his story is a great gift to all who read it."
June King, Writer --