By Bob Kann,Caroline Hoffman
With the encouragement of a instructor at Southern heart, Cindy learned she had a deep ardour for activities, and the self-discipline to coach and compete. She begun partaking in particular Olympics, and received self assurance as she labored with teammates to earn medals in tennis, music and box, or even snowshoeing. selected as a world Messenger for the specified Olympics foreign in 2000, Cindy has had dinner on the White condominium with various American presidents, traveled world wide, and given speeches in entrance of millions of people.
In those pages, younger readers will study what provides Cindy her champion spirit, and why she gave away a few of her gold medals. at the present time, Cindy continues to be competing in particular Olympics. She additionally maintains to suggest for individuals with disabilities, and helped to begin humans First, a statewide association that encourages people with disabilities to talk up for his or her rights.
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Cindy Bentley: Spirit of a Champion (Badger Biographies Series) by Bob Kann,Caroline Hoffman