BEN carson's memoir
This type of writing has a special flare to it that sets it apart from other types. Memoirs focus on a short period of time in the author's life. They are nonfiction books that include figurative language like hyperboles, similes, and metaphors to express his or hers little time in their life. Memoirs are used to tell a time of importance that reflects what the author experienced. Because Gifted Hands follows these characteristics, it is categorized as a Memoir.
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Ben faces endless personal and social issues as he struggles to reach his goals and his mothers high standards for him.
Listening to his mother, letting go of his struggles and hard work eventually leads to Bennie attending Yale University, which brings his childhood dream of becoming a successful doctor closer than ever before.
He survives Yale and Medical School, leading to a peak of his success as a German family calls out for a neurosurgeon willing to separate their Siamese twins joined by the brain. They wanted both of them to survive, which caused huge numbers of specialist to refuse, insisting it impossible. Luckily, Ben didn't give up that easily. Tons and tons of thinking and concentration from Bennie led to the impossible becoming possible. He was the first neurosurgeon to spare both twins while separating their joined brain, creating history.