The Boy Born Dead

  • by David Ring, David Wideman, John Driver
  • Narrated by Paul Michael
  • 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Audie Award, Faith-Based Non-Fiction, 2016
In 1953, in Jonesboro, Arkansas, a baby boy was born - dead. The attending physician set his little body aside and tended to his mother for 18 minutes. Now, more than 60 years later, that boy leads an internationally known ministry that encourages hundreds of thousands every year. The Boy Born Dead tells his incredible story from the perspective of his best friend, David Wideman.
As a teenager in the small town of Liberty, Missouri, in the late 1960s, David Ring grew up with the challenges that come with cerebral palsy, a result of his 18 minutes of newborn silence. Along with his physical limitations, Ring was orphaned and shuffled from home to home, finally landing in an abusive situation that made him feel unworthy of love and, eventually, unworthy of life. But God had a purpose for Ring's life and sent an agent to help him achieve it. Through the friendship of David Wideman, a boy he met in the halls of Liberty High School, Ring found strength he didn't know he had and went on to face his demons, marry the love of his life, and start an international speaking ministry.
Full of hope, this moving story illustrates how friendship and love triumph over adversity. Anyone who faces tough times will treasure this story of hope and courage.

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A must read!

Wow! What an amazing story. Sad and yet full of great hope.
Perfect for our times.
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- Heidi

Wonderful book

This book is one of the most heartfelt and touching book I've ever read and have to thank you for offering it. No one could listen to this and not be inspired! I plan on researching this man to see where he may be speaking. The reader was perfect too .
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-26-2015
  • Publisher: christianaudio.com