Each of the eight storytellers profiled within has overcome
profound physical and mental obstacles to enjoy a productive,
Faced with cerebral palsy, epilepsy, Downs Syndrome, alcoholism,
poverty, substance abuse, indifference, broken families, and
loneliness, each individual has steadfastly fought back, searching
for meaningful relationships, for love, for connection to family,
friends and community- and all the components of a rewarding
Today, these eight people are readers, writers, speakers,
lobbyists, drivers, salespeople, and volunteers. They are eloquent
voices within their community and beyond.
So Far is their story, told through interviews, first
person narrative, and inspiring duo-tone portraiture. This book is
candidly moving, a chronicle of perseverance, humour, honour,
language, learning and friendship.