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Born Into a Dresser Drawer

Larry M. Correu

Pages: 228
ISBN: 978-145753-263-4
List Price: 12.00
Available: October 2014
Edition: Perfectbound

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Placed in the top dresser drawer in the hospital where he was born because there was no crib available, the author, as a deaf person, advocate for people with disabilities, writer, editor, family person, pastor, and community leader, has lived a purposeful life that impacted and was impacted by countless others and the communities where he has lived. He now refl ects on that life, with all its imperfections and joys, and with the full confi dence that all things work together for good for those who love God. The hope is that readers will also be inspired to place their trust in God and to serve others.

Lawrence (Larry) McNeil Correu was born in Laredo, Texas on January 28, 1931. Larry holds a B.A. degree in Philosophy from Austin College in Sherman, Texas; a Master of Divinity from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary; and a Master of Science in Deaf Education from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He has served as pastor of churches in several Texas communities. He was the editor of THESE DAYS devotional guide, which served six denominations, for eleven years, and of an anthology of THESE DAYS devotions published In 1983. In addition, he is author of a book, Beyond the Broken Marriage, and has authored numerous magazine and newspaper articles. Larry inherited a genetic deafness from his mother’s side of the family. He served deaf persons and people with all disabilities as Executive Director of San Antonio Independent Living Services for eleven years. In retirement, he resides in San Antonio.