Readers looking for inspiration, encouragement, and endless good cheer will enjoy Bricker's autobiography, which moves from her birth and adoption to her life as a performer now. Bricker was born without legs; her Romanian birth parents placed her for adoption and the Bricker family stepped right up, bringing Jen to their home in the Salem, Ill. Eager to keep up with her three older brothers, Bricker was a "normal girl," playing softball, jumping on the trampoline, and doing gymnastics. "Can't" wasn't part of her vocabulary. Most interesting is Bricker's discovery that her birth sister is Olympic gymnast Dominique Moceanu; Bricker also talks about how she became a world-famous aerialist and performed and spoke around the world. "You... owe it to yourself to live the happiest, fullest life possible," she says. This book is full of advice and stories in Bricker's exuberant, high-spirited voice, with a foreword by Australian Christian evangelist Nick Vujicic. Agent: Frank Weimann, Folio Literary Management. (Sept.)
Reviewed on: 08/15/2016 Release date: 09/01/2016 Genre: Religion
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