Hope unseen: the story of the U.S. army's first blind active-duty officer

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Blindness became Captain Scotty Smiley's journey of supreme testing. As he lay helpless in the hospital, he resented the theft of his dreams--becoming a CEO, a Delta Force operator, or a four-star general. With his wife Tiffany's love and the support of his family and friends, Scotty's response became God's transforming moment. The injury only intensified his indomitable spirit. Since the moment he jumped out of a hospital bed and forced his way through nurses and cords to take a simple shower, Captain Scotty Smiley has climbed Mount Rainier, won an ESPY as Best Outdoor Athlete, surfed, skydived, become a father, earned an MBA from Duke, taught leadership at West Point, commanded an army company, and won the MacArthur Leadership Award. Scotty and Tiffany Smiley have lived out a faith so real that it will inspire you to question your own doubts, push you to serve something bigger than yourself, and encourage you to cling to a Hope Unseen.
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title Hope unseen: the story of the U.S. army's first blind active-duty officer
title_display Hope unseen: the story of the U.S. army's first blind active-duty officer
title_full Hope unseen: the story of the U.S. army's first blind active-duty officer [electronic resource] / Scotty Smiley with Doug Crandall
title_short Hope unseen:
title_sort hope unseen the story of the us army's first blind active-duty officer
title_sub the story of the U.S. army's first blind active-duty officer
topic Blind Biography, Christian biography, Iraq War, 2003-2011 Veterans United States Biography, Smiley, Scotty, War wounds Patients Biography
topic_facet Blind, Christian biography, Iraq War, 2003-2011, Patients, Smiley, Scotty, Veterans, War wounds