The Road Back
- Publish Date: 2012-04-23
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Michael Vitez
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Matthew Millerhad just pedaled up a mountain pass. He was20,a member of the University of Virginia triathlon club, so fit his resting pulse was 42!He was on top of the world in so many ways, in love, with dreams of attending medical school. And then, cycling along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia, tragedy struck. Thereal story is not what happened, but what happened after. Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Michael Vitez shares with you the incredible, humbling, miraculous story of Matts survival and recovery. It is a story, truly, of grace and grit, of an America that shines families, community, individuals and institutions. The story is as gripping as it is inspiring.Ride along!
The author first chronicled Matt Millers story for his newspaper, The Philadelphia Inquirer. The response from readers was so overwhelming and Matts continued recovery so remarkable that Vitez immersed himself in Matts world. The Road Back is not only about a young mans drive to reclaim his life, but about the people who rode with him, rescued him, helped him heal, and saw up close his amazing comeback.
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