By Bob Kann,Caroline Hoffman

Cindy Bentley: Spirit of a Champion celebrates the lifetime of considered one of Wisconsin's so much inspirational leaders and activists. Born with an highbrow incapacity because the results of fetal alcohol syndrome, Cindy Bentley spent a lot of her early life on the Southern Wisconsin heart for the Developmentally Disabled. not anyone anticipated her to benefit the abilities essential to live to tell the tale her personal. To everyone's shock, together with her personal, she did that and lots more and plenty more.

With the encouragement of a instructor at Southern heart, Cindy learned she had a deep ardour for activities, and the self-discipline to coach and compete. She all started engaging in detailed Olympics, and received self belief as she labored with teammates to earn medals in tennis, song and box, or even snowshoeing. selected as an international Messenger for the particular Olympics foreign in 2000, Cindy has had dinner on the White residence with various American presidents, traveled around the globe, and given speeches in entrance of millions of people.

In those pages, younger readers will research what offers Cindy her champion spirit, and why she gave away a few of her gold medals. this present day, Cindy remains to be competing in exact Olympics. She additionally keeps to recommend for individuals with disabilities, and helped to begin humans First, a statewide association that encourages people with disabilities to talk up for his or her rights.

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