New Book – Prove Them Wrong

November 15, 2010 at 12:00 pm Leave a comment

Prove Them Wrong Reveals Courage of Youth with Disabilities in
New Book
Determination Trumps Disability

***  The book includes the story of former ECNV Board Member and current Arlington resident Sheri Denkensohn ***

Book CoverAustin, TX – Prove Them Wrong released its new book, Prove Them Wrong: The Kids Who Refused to Quit, on September 21, 2010. This book reveals the courage of our youth –

• The courage to never accept the words “You can’t.”
• The courage to fight for their dreams.
• The courage to refuse to quit.

Author Nancy Shugart, former public school educator who has been blind since age eight, said “My reason for collecting these stories of people who, as kids, were not expected to amount to much but, as adults, achieved incredible success, into one book is to provide overwhelming evidence of what is possible when kids refuse to quit. It is also to show how all of us can help to change attitudes about youth with disabilities, thus helping to remove many of the barriers they face.”

“I wish I could put this book in the hands of anyone who’s thinking about giving up on a child.” -Christian Lindstrom, Director, LD OnLine

“’Don’t put any limits on him.’ This was the best advice someone gave me about my son who has autism. Not only will you hear this advice throughout Prove Them Wrong: The Kids Who Refused to Quit, but you’ll witness first-hand in these stories of what happens when this advice is heeded.” -Peter McNabb, Vice President & General Manager, USA News Network

The book is available at all bookstores as well as at


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