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The unwinding of the miracle [LP] : a memoir of life, death, and everything that comes after

by Yip-Williams, Julie, 1976-2018 (Author)

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"Born blind in Vietnam, Julie Yip-Williams narrowly escaped euthanasia by her grandmother, only to then flee the political upheaval of the late 1970s with her family. Loaded into a rickety boat with three hundred other refugees, Julie made it to Hong Kong and, ultimately, America, where a surgeon at... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Death, part one
  • Life
  • The odds
  • Seeing ghosts
  • The warfare, and the weapons
  • Deals with God
  • Faith, a lesson of history
  • CEA, PET, MRI...
  • The secret
  • Moments of happiness
  • An adventure with the Chinese medicine man
  • The surly bonds of earth
  • The crossroads of the world
  • Hope
  • I am lost
  • A nightmare
  • The hand of God
  • A love story
  • Fate and fortune
  • Numbers, a reassessment
  • Take your victories where you can
  • The cancer is in my lungs
  • From darkness to strength
  • "Keeping it in the stomach"
  • A day in my life
  • Invincibility
  • Dreams reborn
  • Solitude
  • A game of clue
  • The gift of grief
  • In which the Yips become Americans
  • Living
  • Insanity
  • Chipper
  • Courage and love
  • Faith, a lesson of history
  • Hate
  • Home
  • Believe
  • Pain
  • Death
  • Preparing
  • Love
  • The unwinding of the miracle.
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