Devoted: The Story of a Father's Love for His Son by Dick Hoyt

Devoted: The Story of a Father's Love for His Son

byDick HoytAs told byDon Yaeger

Paperback | March 27, 2012

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Born a spastic quadriplegic, Rick Hoyt was written off by numerous doctors, but his parents, Dick and Judy Hoyt, were determined to give their son all the opportunities of a “normal” kid.

In 1977, fifteen-year-old Rick asked his dad to enter a charity race. The twist? Rick wanted to run it too. Dick had never run a race before, and the thought of pushing his son's wheelchair while running was daunting. But, once again, Dick and Rick were determined to overcome any obstacle. More than one thousand races later, the devoted father son duo is affectionately known worldwide as Team Hoyt and continue to move people with their trademark motto: “Yes, you can.”

About The Author

Dick Hoyt is a retired lieutenant colonel in the Air National Guard, and his son Rick Hoyt is a graduate of Boston University. They live in Massachusetts. Don Yaeger has written or cowritten numerous books, including Michael Oher's New York Times bestselling autobiography I Beat the Odds. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida.

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Title:Devoted: The Story of a Father's Love for His SonFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:March 27, 2012Publisher:Da Capo PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0306820749

ISBN - 13:9780306820748

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