I'll Push You : A Journey of 500 Miles, Two Best Friends, and One Wheelchair
Author: Patrick Gray, Justin Skeesuck
"I'll push you." The words came easily to Patrick. But he had no idea of the struggle that lay ahead.
Meet Justin and Patrick. Born in the same hospital two days apart, they grew up together, faced life shoulder to shoulder, and were best man in each other's weddings. It was the way things had always been. It was the way things were always going to be.
But then the unexpected struck - Justin was diagnosed with a progressive neuromuscular disease that robbed him of the use of his arms and legs. As Justin transitioned to life lived in a wheelchair, Patrick stayed by his side, and together they refused to give in to despair or physical limitations.
So when Justin shared his dream of traveling the famous Camino de Santiago - a spiritual pilgrimage through the mountains and rough terrain of northern Spain - Patrick immediately volunteered to push Justin in his wheelchair. Their six-week, 500-mile trek, whit its physical challenges, host of colorful characters, and deep inner battles, would prove to be the most difficult and important journey either man would ever take.
Full of love, humor, and faith, I'll Push You exemplifies what every friendship is meant to be. This epic travel adventure shows the incredible risk and reward that come with trusting someone else to have your back - no matter what. Discover how friendship can push all limits... and help us become the best versions of ourselves.
Publisher: Oasis Audio
Publication Date: 20170606
Subject: BIO026000-BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs,
About The Author:
Justin Skeesuck and Patrick Gray have been best friends all their lives. Together they run The Disabled Traveler, an organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities successfully navigate the challenges of everyday life and travel. Their work has been featured on NBC, ABC, Fox and Friends, the Huffington Post, People.com, Tedx, the Meredith Vieira Show, and many other worldwide news media outlets. I'll Push You, the story of their 500-mile epic pilgrimage across northern Spain, is a forthcoming documentary film.
Justin and his wife Kirstin, are the parents of Jaden, Noah, and Lauren; Patrick is married to Donna and they have three children: Cambria, Joshua, and Olivia.