By Robert Dowdall,Emer Cleary
I was once simply 18 years previous while a devastating vehicle coincidence left me completely blind. What begun as a customary evening out replaced my lifestyles irreversibly and it took a long time of demanding situations and uphill struggles for me to profit to conform to existence in the dead of night.
My tale, notwithstanding, 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, was once the one who finally observed me conquer demanding situations i would not formerly have dreamed of taking over.
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 a massive existence thus far. there's not anything i will not do exactly simply because i am blind and it took me years of facing my scenario to discover that out. nowadays i'm the single blind practitioner of complimentary cures in eire, I run my very own company and wooden flip in my spare time.
I will not faux it's been effortless, now and then it used to be faraway from it, yet I truthfully don't believe i'd be part the individual i'm at the present time if it had by no means occurred.
I have discovered rather a lot and in a wierd method am thankful for these classes - the largest of that is that there's existence, past the Darkness.
About the Author
Having lived a few of his youth in Kilbeggan, County Westmeath, Robert moved to Tallaght in his early years and lived on the foothills of the Dublin Mountains. It used to be in those hills that he spent a large number of his formative years, on his grandad's farm, less than the impression of his 4 uncles. contemplating the plush valley of Glenasmole is just 5 miles from the ever-growing city, Robert was once fairly chuffed juggling the 2 different methods of rural and concrete lifestyles.
When now not at the farm he was once like every different youngster, residing in Tallaght and getting concerned with the neighborhood GAA membership, between others. Being a customary teenager, he came upon plentiful chance to hang around along with his gang of buddies and wake up to all kinds of mischief; yet in a single day Robert's existence replaced perpetually, after a poor automobile twist of fate.
Among different terrible accidents he used to be left completely blind.
More than 20 years on, and having completed numerous large pursuits 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 might have you ever crying one second and giggling the following. however it is additionally particularly uplifting.
This tale, is informed via a guy who, for eighteen years, may see completely - earlier than he was once plunged into the depths of depression. however it is not only approximately how he became his existence round. This ebook is going extra than that.
This ebook is going, past the darkness...
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