Misty Blue Foster & Jamie Holmes Featured in eBook Honoring the Best of UroMed Hometown Heroes

Misty Blue Foster and Jamie Holmes, two of Courage to Shine Role Models of the Month, have had their stories published by UroMed Hometown Heroes Blogg converted along with 14 others into eBook: Courage: Stories of Hometown Heroes which can be purchased on Amazon.com at  http://www.amazon.com/Courage-Stories-Hometown-Heroes-ebook/dp/B007WU2RX4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1335785891&sr=8-1

UroMed Launches E-book on Hometown Heroes Overcoming Disabilities


Courage: The Stories of UroMed's Hometown Heroes

Courage: The Stories of UroMed’s Hometown Heroes

Courage: The Stories of UroMed’s Hometown Heroes

UroMed, a leading urological medical supply company, has releasedCourage: Stories of Hometown Heroes, the first in a series of e-books featuring a collection of stories from their Hometown Heroes blog. Written by John E. Phillips, the e-book features 16 individuals who have overcome disabilities like Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Spina Bifida and Transverse Myelitis to lead successful lives and serve as inspiration to others.  Some of the individuals featured in the first book are:

  • Christine Kent – a handcyclist and former model who was paralyzed by a stalker who tried to kill her,
  • Scot Hollonbeck – a wheelchair Olympian who was paralyzed at the age of 14,
  • Misty Blue Foster – a young nurse who hasn’t let Spina Bifida get in the way of following her dream,
  • Clay Dyer – a professional bass fisherman who has no hands and feet and only one partial arm,
  • Jeanne Wilson – a competitive weightlifter who was born with Spina Bifida, and
  • Michael Dickey – a C-6 quadriplegic who has travelled the world as part of the U.S. Paralympics Marksmanship team.

Download the Hometown Heroes e-book for Kindle and iPad at Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Courage-Stories-Hometown-Heroes-ebook/dp/B007WU2RX4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1335785891&sr=8-1

Hometown Hero Scot Hollonbeck coaching athletes at an Emory University Training camp.

Hometown Hero Scot Hollonbeck coaching athletes at an Emory University Training camp.

Hometown Hero Scot Hollonbeck coaching athletes at an Emory University Training camp.

UroMed is publishing the e-book series for Kindle and iPad users because of the accessibility advancements that these technology devices offer. “Kindles and iPads have become some of the most popular assistive technology products available to people with disabilities. As a growing number of our customers are relying on Kindle and iPad for everyday tasks, online access and entertainment, we wanted to offer more resources and content that is designed specifically for the people we serve,” says UroMed Director of Marketing Lisa Wells.

To read more please go to UroMed Hometown Heroes: http://uromed.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/uromed-launches-e-book-on-hometown-heroes-overcoming-disabilities/

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