From Darkness To Triumph: Creating Success Amidst Barriers

Rated 5.00/5 based on 3 reviews
A moving account of the life of Anastasia Charalabakos, a writer and teacher of English as a second language. Raised in a traditional Greek household, Anastasia describes the trials and achievements of her life – inspite of blindness and shares her insights for creating a more understanding and peaceful world. More

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About Anastasia Charalabakos

Blind since birth due to retinopathy of prematurity, , Anastasia Charalambakos was born in New York City to Greek immigrant parents. At thirteen, her family settled in Florida where she graduated from Sarasota high school and later from the University of South Florida, Tampa, with her Master of Arts in applied linguistics.
Today, Anastasia teaches English to speakers of other languages online and is a writer and gives presentations to schools and organizations about blindness.

Reviews

Review by: lp2473 on Jan. 25, 2014 :
This book should be read by blind teens, parents of children with disabilities, and the general public. Very sensitive and encouraging account of overcoming obstacles. Would like to read more.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: lp2473 on Jan. 25, 2014 :
I recommend this book to anyone interested in inspirational reading. Ms. Charalambakos demonstrates creativity and spirit throughout her childhood and young adulthood not allowing her blindness or family challenges from traveling the world and being of encouragement to others. She also challenges prospective employers to look beyond blindness for the capabilities each person has to offer.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Thalia Moshakos on Nov. 16, 2013 : (no rating)
Well written.Admired the beauty of the author's soul and I would like to see more. I will recommend the book to a friend.
Good luck Anastasia
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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