By Robert Dowdall,Emer Cleary
I used to be simply 18 years previous whilst a devastating motor vehicle twist of fate 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 evolve to lifestyles at midnight.
My tale, even if, isn't 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 ultimately observed me triumph over demanding situations i would not formerly have dreamed of taking up.
I've skied on difficult Austrian slopes, cycled millions 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 an immense existence to this point. there's not anything i will not just do simply because i am blind and it took me years of facing my scenario to discover that out. nowadays i'm the one blind practitioner of complimentary treatments in eire, I run my very own company and wooden flip in my spare time.
I will not faux it's been effortless, every now and then it used to be faraway from it, yet I in truth don't believe i'd be part the individual i'm this present day if it had by no means occurred.
I have realized lots and in an odd approach am thankful for these classes - the most important of that's that there's lifestyles, 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 adolescence, on his grandad's farm, below the effect of his 4 uncles. contemplating the plush valley of Glenasmole is simply 5 miles from the ever-growing city, Robert used to be particularly chuffed juggling the 2 different methods of rural and concrete lifestyles.
When now not at the farm he used to be like several different youngster, residing in Tallaght and getting concerned with the neighborhood GAA membership, between others. Being a standard youngster, he stumbled on considerable chance to hang around together with his gang of pals and wake up to all kinds of mischief; yet in a single day Robert's lifestyles replaced perpetually, after a bad vehicle twist of fate.
Among different terrible accidents he was once left completely blind.
More than twenty years on, and having accomplished a number of large ambitions that many fully-sighted humans wouldn't dare to even tackle, he eventually tells his tale within the pages of this e-book.
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 guffawing the subsequent. however it can be enormously uplifting.
This tale, is informed by means of a guy who, for eighteen years, may see completely - earlier than he used to be plunged into the depths of depression. however it is not only approximately how he grew to become his existence round. This publication is going additional than that.
This e-book is going, past the darkness...
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