A Random Act: An Inspiring True Story of Fighting to Survive and Choosing to Forgive

Paperback | March 28, 2006

byCindi Broaddus

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Cindi Broaddus didn't realize that her life was about to be forever altered as she sat in the passenger seat of a car on a lonely highway, speeding toward the airport in the early morning hours of June 5, 2001. A single mother of three and a delighted new grandmother, she was thinking only of her well-earned vacation when a gallon jar of sulfuric acid, tossed from an overpass by an unknown assailant, came crashing through the windshield. In a heartbeat, Cindi was showered with glass and flesh-eating liquid, leaving her screaming in agony and burned almost beyond recognition.

A Random Act is the riveting firsthand account of a brutal and senseless attack and its aftermath. Much more than one remarkable woman's chronicle of an unthinkable tragedy and amazing recovery, Cindi's story is one of hope and transcendence, born of a conscious and dedicated determination to turn a nightmarish experience into something positive and uplifting. Her unforgettable journey back to life and a gloriously renewed sense of purpose offers illuminating truths about love, healing, and the astounding power of choice.

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Cindi Broaddus didn't realize that her life was about to be forever altered as she sat in the passenger seat of a car on a lonely highway, speeding toward the airport in the early morning hours of June 5, 2001. A single mother of three and a delighted new grandmother, she was thinking only of her well-earned vacation when a gallon jar ...

The mother of three daughters and a three-time grandmother, Cindi Broaddus serves on the board of trustees for the Dr. Phil Foundation, founded by her brother-in-law, Dr. Phil McGraw. She lives in Duncan, Oklahoma.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.5 inPublished:March 28, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060735155

ISBN - 13:9780060735159

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“[Broaddus’s] optimistic tenacity is a lesson to us all.”