I Sit All Amazed by Steve Mikita
The Extraordinary Power of a Mother's Love

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When Steve Mikita was 18 months old, his parents received the horrifying news that their son would not live to see his second birthday. Afflicted with an incurable neuromuscular disease, he has never walked, never ridden a bicycle, never driven a car. He has never married, never had children, never knelt to pray. But the story of his life is not about the things he has never done or will never do. The story of his life is about reaching our possibilities in spite of our disabilities. It is about living rich, meaningful lives despite trials and tragedies. More important, it is about the undeniable influence and power of a mother’s love—a mother who was told to prepare for her son’s death, and who, instead, raised him to become a self-sufficient adult
 

About Steve Mikita

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Mikita was born with a rare form of muscular dystrophy. He was the first wheelchair freshman at Duke University. He is now assistant attorney general for the state of Utah and teaches at the University of Utah and Brigham Young University law schools.
 
Published March 23, 2011 by Deseret Book. 128 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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