Cindy Bentley: Spirit of a Champion (Badger Biographies - download pdf or read online

By Bob Kann,Caroline Hoffman

Cindy Bentley: Spirit of a Champion celebrates the lifetime of one among Wisconsin's such a lot inspirational leaders and activists. Born with an highbrow incapacity because the results of fetal alcohol syndrome, Cindy Bentley spent a lot of her formative years on the Southern Wisconsin heart for the Developmentally Disabled. nobody anticipated her to profit the talents essential to survive her personal. To everyone's shock, together with her personal, she did that and lots more and plenty more.

With the encouragement of a instructor at Southern middle, Cindy learned she had a deep ardour for activities, and the self-discipline to coach and compete. She begun engaging in detailed Olympics, and received self assurance as she labored with teammates to earn medals in tennis, song and box, or even snowshoeing. selected as a world Messenger for the particular Olympics overseas in 2000, Cindy has had dinner on the White condominium with various American presidents, traveled world wide, and given speeches in entrance of millions of people.

In those pages, younger readers will research what offers Cindy her champion spirit, and why she gave away a few of her gold medals. at the present time, Cindy remains to be competing in precise Olympics. She additionally keeps to suggest for individuals with disabilities, and helped to begin humans First, a statewide association that encourages people with disabilities to talk up for his or her rights.

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