Twelve-year-old Ali was badly burned and lost both his arms and his family in a missile strike in Southern Baghdad in March 2003. He became an international symbol of suffering from the moment his photograph appeared in the newspapers, and his courage and resilience touched the hearts of millions.
This is the first-hand account of his early life and what really happened during the bombardment and following months, as Ali was airlifted to safety at the eleventh hlour and eventually came to the UK for rehabilitation, with the assistance of the Limbless Association. Thanks to the help he has received from family and strangers alike, Ali is now looking forward to a positive future, and he discusses his life and recent events in this moving book.
Produced with the full co-operation of the Limbless Association; All royalties go towards a trust fund for Ali.
Jane Warren is an accomplished ghost writer with more than 18 years experience. She has ghosted six non-fiction titles and has also written two non-fiction books under her own name. Her publishers have included Harper Collins and Hodder Headline. In 1997, she ghosted One Up: A Woman in Action with the SAS for Harper Collins. This was the story of a female undercover agent who spied for the SAS in Northern Ireland. It attracted a six-figure advance and was serialised in the Mail on Sunday over three weeks.
In 2003, she co-wrote Fear-Busting: A Proven Plan to Beat Fear and Change You...
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