New Book Tells the Story of One Man’s Triumph Despite All Odds

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Author Michael Gaines show readers in his new book ‘You’re Not Condemned Because You’re Confined’ how important a stout heart truly is.

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It is an immensely difficult thing to be a quadriplegic. To lose one’s motor skills and to be limited to a wheelchair for the rest of one’s life. And to survive such an ordeal and live one’s life takes great strength of will. In “You’re Not Condemned Because You’re Confined!” author Michael Gaines tells the inspiring story of his struggles and triumph over the condition.

This inspiring book tells the author’s life story. It shows how at the very young age of nineteen, he was struck down by a tragic accident which left him a quadriplegic. Although he survived the accident the many trials and obstacles in life seemed insurmountable, but with a steady heart and unbreakable will he was able to cope with his limitations and ultimately succeed in life. The book is intricately written and gives readers a glimpse into the author’s life, showing his day to day struggles and the doubts and fears that haunted him. The book’s main objective though is to show everyone that people with disabilities are capable of just about anything.

“You’re Not Condemned Because You’re Confined!” is an immensely uplifting read that shows readers one man’s survival and triumph over his physical limitations.

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About the Author
Michael Gaines is a native of Atlanta, Georgia, who grew up on the south side in College Park. He is a loving father of a son and has quite an extensive family. Growing up in Atlanta, there was always some sort of mischief to get into, which ultimately led him to become afflicted. Michael would go through years of intensive therapy and rehabilitation. He became self-sufficient and enrolled in Columbus State University where he majored in computer science and psychology. He is now in the process of trying to launch a successful career as a writer.

You’re Not Condemned Because You’re Confined!* by Michael Gaines
The True Story of My Survival, Struggles, and Success
Publication Date: October 31, 2013
Trade Paperback; $15.99; 50pages; 978-1-4931-2562-3
Trade Hardback; $24.99; 50 pages; 978-1-4931-2563-0
e-book; $3.99; 978-1-4931-2564-7

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