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Eyes to the Wind: A Memoir of Love and Death, Hope and Resistance

This book is about Ady Barkan
"Eyes to the Wind: A Memoir of Love and Death, Hope and Resistance" is a powerful narrative that explores the profound impact of a life-changing diagnosis on Ady Barkan, a fervent activist renowned for his advocacy in health equity. At the age of thirty-two, while cherishing simple pleasures and his newborn son, Ady's life takes an unexpected turn when he is diagnosed with ALS. This memoir, published on January 18, 2022, delves into how Ady transforms the despair of his diagnosis into a catalyst for national social justice movements, exemplifying that vulnerability intertwined with resilience can amplify a call to action. The book interlaces Ady’s personal battles with ALS and his evolution from a spirited political enthusiast to a pivotal icon in the fight for equitable healthcare. It is an essential read for adult education groups, offering a gripping look into living meaningfully in the face of mortality and the relentless pursuit of justice. "Eyes to the Wind" not only challenges readers to consider how they can live purposefully but inspires continued action in the struggle for health equity.
Published by Atria Books on January 18, 2022
304 pages
ISBN: 9781982111557
Best for readers in Adulthood
This book provides valuable insights into Health Equity , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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