A Promise is a Promise
||Dyer, Wayne W.
||SEL021000, SEL016000, SEL023000
9781401929657, Related ISBNs: 1401929656, 9781401929657
|Number of pages:
Synopsis: Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, the bestselling author and world-renowned teacher, brings you this extraordinary true story about two ordinary people whose lives were touched by miracles—and he shows us what these miracles can teach all of us. Edwarda O'Bara is a Miami woman who has been in a diabetic coma for 26 years. Defying all medical advice, her mother, Kaye, made a commitment to keep Edwarda alive and has been caring for her daughter around the clock for over a quarter of a century! This dedicated parent, now in her seventies, has fed her daughter every two hours and given her insulin every four hours, without ever missing an injection! Several years ago, Dr. Dyer read a story about Edwarda in a local newspaper and felt called upon to visit her and her mother. A caring friendship ensued that has blossomed into a passionate conviction to a cause. Dr. Dyer has made a commitment to help Edwarda and her mother and has written A Promise Is a Promise to not only share their incredible story with the world, but to raise money for Edwarda's care. The strength, power, and tenacity of Kaye O’Bara’s love has attracted numerous miracles over the years. These events have inspired the Miami community and have garnered intense interest from the media. This is a book you will never forget—about two people whose bond of love is everlasting.
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