Cyril Axelrod

And The Journey Begins

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  • Publisher: Douglas McLean
  • ISBN: 9780946252558

“Father Cyril Axelrod has made a unique & profound contribution to the world, not in spite of his deafness & blindness, but because of it. This is the moving & inspiring story of his journey into a life of compassion & caring for others.” Oliver Sacks

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Born deaf and Jewish yet became a Catholic priest

Could not walk until he was three yet his work has spanned five countries

Could not speak until he was nine yet has knowledge of fifteen languages

Grew up under apartheid but did pioneering multi-racial work

Lost his sight but never lost his vision

Is now both deaf and blind but that is no barrier to his faith or work

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