In 1983, Diane Fraser is emerging from the trauma of a violent family home life when her niece Deihlia is born with problems so severe that her prognosis is death before week’s end. Blessed with a powerful resilience and a pioneering female surgeon, Deihlia survives over 40 major surgeries, coming close to death many times. Through her humor, mischief, and appetite for life, Deihlia shows people h...
Paperback: 316 pages
Publisher: Diane Fraser; 1 edition (June 17, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2118159
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Growing Up Superheroes is a multifaceted coming of age story, an exemplary tale of the extraordinary self. The main character, Deihlia, is a person whose bedrock strength and realness is matched only by her charm and magic. We are all, in one way o...
with gusto and maneuver around obstacles – self created or otherwise. Like the superhero characters she loves, Deihlia undergoes major physical transformations, brushes with the law, and experiences magic, danger, and changes of identity. Growing along with her, “Auntie” Diane helps Deihlia live an independent life, and comes to understand just how much her own will and attitude influence her reality. Growing Up Superheroes is the unforgettable true story of Deihlia Nye, the girl whose grasp of death pushed her to fly beyond her limits, taking others along with her who are brave enough to rise to the challenge.