The Power of the Powerless (Paperback)

A Brother's Legacy of Love

By Christopher De Vinck, Henri J. M. Nouwen (Introduction by), Fred Rogers (Afterword by)

Crossroad Publishing Company, 9780824519742, 176pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2002



Christopher De Vinck's moving account of his life with his brother made a deep impression on the hearts and minds of Americans. Due to a tragedy at birth, Oliver de Vinck was born severely handicappedblind, mute, crippled, helpless. Despite the doctors' bleak prognosis, his loving parents took him home, where they and their children cared for him. He lived for thirty-three years.