Remember, You're the Greatest by Johnny Bollow audiobook

Remember, You're the Greatest: How one special needs boy taught his father about love, God, and everything else

By Johnny Bollow
Read by Johnny Bollow

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5.93 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781664955219

He finally found a cure for this son's epilepsy. But is he too late? After three years of seizures, Johnny's young son, Sam, experiences a breakthrough. But even as calm comes to Sam's body, the illness makes off with his mind. Violent outbursts, strange obsessions -- what has happened to his sweet boy? As these new convulsions threaten to tear his family apart, Johnny is haunted by his late father's benediction: "Remember, as you go through life, you're the greatest." But how can someone so broken be great? Cinematically weaving three generations of fatherhood, Remember, You're the Greatest is a memoir of hard questions. Of unexpected joy in the ache of mystery. And the power of a special needs child to teach a father what greatness truly looks like. Praise for Remember, You're the Greatest "One of those rare writers whose voice you simply want to listen to. Each detail is graced and elevated with a kind of loving, attentive prose." - Lee Cerling, Ph.D., USC "A magical foray into the wonder of boyhood that leaves you tear-stained and cheering." - Susan Reedy, MA, autism specialist "Dear reader, just a simple request: Take off your sandals, for you stand on holy ground. You will laugh, you will cry, you will shake your head in amazement." - Timothy J. Patterson, MFT "A poetic and beautiful literary weaving that reminds us that we can make a difference when we show up in suffering and allow imperfection to be beautiful." - Juli Chaffee, MSW "Masterful storytelling, humor, and honesty that lets parents know they are not alone on their journey." - Rev. Julie Ono, Evergreen Baptist Church, LA "Gave the inner thoughts in the recesses of my soul permission to come out." - Laura Gossman, mother of a child with autism

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He finally found a cure for this son's epilepsy. But is he too late?

After three years of seizures, Johnny's young son, Sam, experiences a breakthrough. But even as calm comes to Sam's body, the illness makes off with his mind. Violent outbursts, strange obsessions -- what has happened to his sweet boy? As these new convulsions threaten to tear his family apart, Johnny is haunted by his late father's benediction: "Remember, as you go through life, you're the greatest." But how can someone so broken be great? Cinematically weaving three generations of fatherhood, Remember, You're the Greatest is a memoir of hard questions. Of unexpected joy in the ache of mystery. And the power of a special needs child to teach a father what greatness truly looks like.

Praise for Remember, You're the Greatest

"One of those rare writers whose voice you simply want to listen to. Each detail is graced and elevated with a kind of loving, attentive prose." - Lee Cerling, Ph.D., USC

"A magical foray into the wonder of boyhood that leaves you tear-stained and cheering." - Susan Reedy, MA, autism specialist

"Dear reader, just a simple request: Take off your sandals, for you stand on holy ground. You will laugh, you will cry, you will shake your head in amazement." - Timothy J. Patterson, MFT

"A poetic and beautiful literary weaving that reminds us that we can make a difference when we show up in suffering and allow imperfection to be beautiful." - Juli Chaffee, MSW

"Masterful storytelling, humor, and honesty that lets parents know they are not alone on their journey." - Rev. Julie Ono, Evergreen Baptist Church, LA

"Gave the inner thoughts in the recesses of my soul permission to come out." - Laura Gossman, mother of a child with autism

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 5.93
Audience: Adult
Language: English