No Excuses Book Summary and Study Guide

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No Excuses is the amazing story of Kyle Maynard, a young man born with the gentic defect known as Quadramembral Phocomelia that caused him to have limited growth of his arms legs. The book starts out with Kyle explaing what his parents were going through as his mother's pregnancy progressed. the doctors telling her not to worry and then questioning whether to abort or not. Kyle was born and he quickly learned to adapt to his shortcomings; working hard to learn to use regular utensils. With a loving, supportive family, Kyle did the things most boys his age did; played football, street hockey and video games. The family moved to Georgia and Kyle made friends pretty fast. He'd play football and desired to play baseball but wrestling would soon be his calling. The book then chronicles his triumphs within the sport and his training and diet.
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Plot & Themes

Phys disability/mental struggle?    -   Yes Struggle with    -   physical disability/sickness Sports story?    -   wrestling Sports story    -   Yes

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Ethnicity    -   White


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South    -   Midwest City?    -   Yes City:    -   Washington D.C. Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   like laughing Pictures/Illustrations?    -   More in color 6-10 How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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