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They Called Me Dummy

by Amilcar Hernandez


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As a child, the author suspected there was something wrong with him. In his mid-thirties, he sought help and that is when he discovered and confirmed he had a learning disability (LD). This book is about his experiences growing old with several forms of LD. The author writes of events that span from his childhood up to his golden years. He shares his struggles, his victories, his pains, and his joys. His story will give you an insight into the frustrations, anxieties, challenges, and depression associated with LD. The author explains how he learned to understand and accept his limitations, which helped him to live a positive, satisfying, and rewarding life.

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Amilcar Hernandez (Author)

Amilcar Hernandez took his first breath of air in 1954 in the industrial city of Monterrey Mexico. After his father abandoned then, he and his mother immigrated to the United States in search of the American Dream. At times, it was the American Ni...

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