Andrew Solomon

How does an illness become an identity?

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About Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon is a writer on politics, culture and psychology. Solomon's newest book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children, but also find profound meaning in doing so.

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Many affected by illness and disability find profound meaning, inspiration and identity in their differences, says author Andrew Solomon, who holds that it is diversity that truly unites us all.

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