A three-year-old little boy pleads with his mommy to let him take a ride in a pull-wagon with his aunt to buy some chewing gum. Her gut reaction is to keep him close, but she gives in to her excited little baby’s need for adventure. That reaction moment will become the result of an applied force resulting in great tragedy.
Taking a short cut home through a construction site, happily trying to catch butterflies from his wagon, the little boy, unbeknown to his aunt, catches sight of a big, blue, butterfly and spontaneously jumps out to catch it. The aunt swings around and sees a car heading in the boy’s path. What happens after that is unspeakable.
Gage… My Beautiful Boy is a moving, poignant and inspiring story courtesy of the author Tonia Root who throughout her book narrates the story of her son’s accident and recovery and how they both coped during such a tough time in their lives but more importantly, how they overcame it. The journey the reader is taken on is emotional, sometimes upsetting, but it is an inspiring story above all that will move and touch its readers from start to finish. Gage… My Beautiful Boy is a unique book because it is a memoir that could also be considered a self-help guide as those that have had similar experiences as Tonia and her son will be able to relate and hopefully learn from Tonia’s book on how to cope during such tough times. This is one of the many qualities I love about Gage… My Beautiful Boy and why I believe every reader should have the pleasure of it! However, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more about the incredible Gage… My Beautiful Boy.
Gage… My Beautiful Boy is an enlightening, honest, and incredible book courtesy of an exceptional woman. Tonia Root’s tale is harrowing, poignant, and inspiring, and she will take her readers on the journey of her son’s accident and throughout the recovery process. The reader will learn that Tonia’s son, just when he was three years old, was involved in a tragic hit and run accident in which her son was left with many injuries including neurological ones. However, although this is a big portion of the book which is upsetting, there are many moving and inspiring passages laced throughout especially as Tonia’s son overcome and made great strides in his recovery and that will help many readers be strong and overcome and that is a really powerful message.
Tonia Root’s story is one of the most shocking but moving stories I have ever read. Tonia’s journey is upsetting at points, and although the events throughout this book are hard-hitting, the primary feeling associated with this book is inspiration as Tonia’s courage and determination to keep strong, especially for her son is beautiful and inspiring.
Tonia Root is an incredible woman for many reasons, but one of the reasons she is so wonderful is because she brazenly shares her story as well as her sons to help readers and to speak her truth. I adore how Tonia did not hold back on the details of hardships, she poignantly writes about all the difficulties she and her son have endured, and it makes for profound reading.
To conclude, Gage… My Beautiful Boy is an incredibly moving and honest tale. It takes a lot for a person to be so honest and to tell their tale so I admire Tonia for doing just this and sharing her tale in the hope that she can help others, especially other families who have somebody that has been through a similar experience. As Gage… My Beautiful Boy is one of the most poignant tales I have ever read, I have no choice but to award this incredible book a dazzling five stars as it truly deserves it! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers, you won’t regret it!
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