Standing on the Shoulders: Incredible Heroes and How They Inspire Us

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Standing on the Shoulders: Incredible Heroes and How They Inspire Us

Standing on the Shoulders: Incredible Heroes and How They Inspire Us

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History can be cruel and forgetful to those who don't shout about their own success or good deeds, but Standing on the Shoulders is a beautifully-written and illuminating celebration of ordinary people and the extraordinary things they do. You don't have to have read Remarkable People to enjoy this book but if you have you will find updates on a good number of the folks mentioned. SUCH AN INCREDIBLE READ' ZOE BALL'ONE OF THE YEAR'S MOST INSPIRING BOOKS' HOLLY WILLOUGHBYWith a foreword by 2021 Strictly Come Dancing winner Rose Ayling-Ellis, and including chapters on Rose and her mum, the 3 Dads Walking, Martin Hibbert, Paul and Nick Harvey, the heroes of Fishmongers' Hall, and Jimi Olubunmi-Adewole. As one of the UK's leading journalists, Dan has made it his life work to focus on people who often act as the catalysts for change: the unheralded champions who frequently go without getting the recognition they deserve. So many of the stories are extremely moving, and most will probably be familiar from the media/news.

As one of the UK’s leading journalists, Dan has made it his life work to focus on people who often act as the catalysts for change: the unheralded champions who frequently go without getting the recognition they deserve. The new book from the author of the bestselling Remarkable People contains a totally fresh batch of humble heroes whose actions, bravery and determination have helped shape their communities. Dan does revisit a few people mentioned in the first book with an update on their lives since he last spoke to them and how they are progressing either personally with a particular cause. The subject of forgiveness in the face of such awful atrocity has its own chapter with Dan talking to people about their religious beliefs and why they have chosen to forgive rather than live a life of bitterness and hate.Some (not all) of the stories are tragic and just so saddening but overall these are stories of optimism and hope and are uplifting and inspiring and show amazing strength of character. p>The data controller is Headline Publishing Group Limited. As one of the UK's leading journalists, Dan has made it his life work to focus on people who often act as the catalysts for the unheralded champions who frequently go without getting the recognition they deserve. With a foreword by 2021 Strictly Come Dancing winner Rose Ayling-Ellis, and including chapters on Rose and her mum, the 3 Dads Walking, Martin Hibbert, Paul and Nick Harvey, the heroes of Fishmongers' Hall, and Jimi Olubunmi-Adewole. As well as background insight alongside the dialogue, there are also humorous insights from behind the scenes, particularly from the Strictly dance chapters, where he was a celebrity contestant.

Popular TV presenter Dan Walker is back, determined to keep shining a light on the kindness, compassion and selflessness which continue to characterise so many people and their actions right across the country. AN EXTRAORDINARY BOOK' NIHAL ARTHANAYAKE'SUCH AN INCREDIBLE READ' ZOE BALL'ONE OF THE YEAR'S MOST INSPIRING BOOKS' HOLLY WILLOUGHBYWith a foreword by 2021 Strictly Come Dancing winner Rose Ayling-Ellis, and including chapters on Rose and her mum, the 3 Dads Walking, Martin Hibbert, Paul and Nick Harvey, the heroes of Fishmongers' Hall, and Jimi Olubunmi-Adewole. With a foreword by 2021 Strictly Come Dancing winner Rose Ayling-Ellis, and including chapters on Rose and her mum, the 3 Dads Walking, Martin Hibbert, Paul and Nick Harvey, the heroes of Fishmongers’ Hall, and Jimi Olubunmi-Adewole. Dan Walker is back, determined to keep shining a light on the kindness, compassion and selflessness which continue to characterise so many people and their actions right across the country. History can be cruel and forgetful to those who don’t shout about their own success or good deeds, but Standing on the Shoulders is a beautifully-written and illuminating celebration of ordinary people and the extraordinary things they do.The later chapters on forgiveness are an excellent opportunity for Dan to open up about his own faith and share how the root of Christianity is the need for forgiveness for sins. The new audiobook from the author of the bestselling Remarkable People contains a totally fresh batch of humble heroes whose actions, bravery and determination have helped shape their communities. All are truly inspirational in either overcoming obstacles to make a success of their life or finding a way to deal with their grief which benefits others. A beautiful and inspirational read full of stories of ordinary people who have done remarkable things, making them very much more than ordinary.

It is also a timely reminder of the goodness and positivity that drives us forward during challenging times.p>Read about how we’ll protect and use your data in our Privacy Notice.



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