Recommended Reading

Terry Anderson, Den of Lions: A Startling Memoir of Survival and Triumph (Ballantine Books, 1994)

Anderson was an American who was held hostage in Lebanon at the same time as Brian Keenan and John McCarthy. His story is equally compelling. He is a man who invested his faith in natural justice and believed that he would be freed as he had done nothing wrong, and his dignity and faith are astounding. I once met Anderson, who maintains that we could all survive his ordeal as "we do not know just how capable we are until forced to prove it".

Lance Armstrong, It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life (Berkley Trade, 2001) and Every Second Counts (Broadway, 2004)

Two books that should be on every school curriculum. The first ...

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