Balkymor: The "Talipes" Effect

Balkymor The Talipes Effect In a baby girl named Kelly was born in Sarnia Ontario with two club feet While still a baby she went to the Montreal Shriner s Hospital for twenty three visits in eight months to surgically co

  • Title: Balkymor: The "Talipes" Effect
  • Author: Jim Currie
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 177
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • In 1997, a baby girl named Kelly was born in Sarnia, Ontario with two club feet While still a baby, she went to the Montreal Shriner s Hospital for twenty three visits in eight months to surgically correct her condition By the time she was six, she was running around freely Her Scottish grandfather had been born in 1938 with a left club foot Knowing what his granddaughIn 1997, a baby girl named Kelly was born in Sarnia, Ontario with two club feet While still a baby, she went to the Montreal Shriner s Hospital for twenty three visits in eight months to surgically correct her condition By the time she was six, she was running around freely Her Scottish grandfather had been born in 1938 with a left club foot Knowing what his granddaughter faced through many medical procedures at a very young age, he collected together his writings about his life from early childhood through to a long and successful career and many international travels Told with love and humour, Balkymor follows the author through his childhood in Scotland during World War II, his youth, falling in love, marrying and moving them to Canada with no job prospects, little money and as much optimism as they could muster Balkymor is a heart warming memoir of humour, strength, courage and faith in the face of pain, and a rapidly changing world It is about overcoming adversity with determination and resolve It is also a story of love, family and adventure that will have you cheering for the Currie family.

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