The Life and Message of the Real Rain Man: The Journey of a Mega-savant

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-05-01
  • Publisher: Natl Professional Resources Inc
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Meet Kim Peek, the unique mega-savant who served as the inspiration for the 1988 film "Rain Man." In the years since this movie won 4 Academy Awards, Kim and his father, Fran, have been traveling the world to spread a message that urges each of us to celebrate differences in others. Additionally they have become emissaries and advocates for individual with special needs. In this astounding and inspiring new book, Fran Peek chronicles the pair's extraordinary journey and reflects on the impact their universal message of acceptance and respect for all has had on their own lives as well as the lives of the millions of parents, students and individuals they have touched. Learn how Kim has emerged from his world of isolation to become a warm, and outgoing person. You will also appreciate the role of Kim's dad in fostering his son's continued growth, and read what unconditional love between a father and son really means.

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