David Lightfoot

Biography

David Lightfoot was born in Kingston, Ontario in 1979. He has lived with Cerebral Palsy since birth. He moved to Portage la Prairie, Manitoba when he was two, and chose a writing career when he was thirteen years old. After high school graduation and an incomplete stint in a Business Administration program at the Red River Community College, David studied creative writing at home through correspondence with the Stratford Career Institute in Toronto, and the Long Ridge Writers Group headquartered in Connecticut, USA. He continued to live in Portage la Prairie until 2008, when he moved to Winnipeg, where he currently resides.

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Books

Broken Family Portrait
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 290,310. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Educational
Robin Callbeck, a young man who was born with serious Cerebral Palsy, lives through family dysfunction and bullying in his childhood in order to be a successful radio personality. However, after he is successful, he sees more of the same in his own family and society, especially when one nephew is born severely retarded, and the spanking debate threatens to divide the family.

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