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New in the PRC Library…
Knowing Jesse: A Mother’s Story of Grief, Grace, and Everyday Bliss
by Marianne Leone. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2010.
Jesse Cooper had severe cerebral palsy and was a quadriplegic. He was unable to speak, suffered from seizures and died of them at age seventeen. He was an honors student who wrote poetry and windsurfed with his family. This heartfelt memoir from his mother chronicles his effect on his family as they learned to cherish his accomplishments. His father was actor Chris Cooper.
A copy of this book can be checked out from the Paralysis Resource Center’s library. Please see our online catalog and borrowing instructions