Dreams Not Forgotten: Hope for a Better Tomorrow - Will Kalinke
Synopsis: The book Dreams not Forgotten: Hope for a Better Tomorrow written by Will Kalinke is the story of Bill, a man who has overcome physical and emotional challenges to live a full and happy life. Kalinke now lives in Tomahawk, Wisconsin. He is also the author of Loved to Death, Victims and Vultures, Grandma Is a Saint and Memorabilia and Memories Shared. When a team of neurologists told Bill he had six months to live, Bill didn't give up.
"As an aggressive administrator of regional programs and services for youth with handicapping conditions due to disabilities, I could not resist assuming the challenge of Bill's multiple dilemmas as a neighbor to my planned retirement home," Kalinke says, recalling the man who inspired the author to create Dreams not Forgotten, a fictionalized account of their friendship.
After meeting Bill and getting to know the severely handicapped man, Kalinke vowed to help Bill get proper medical care. The two men traveled from Wisconsin to Florida in search of solutions. When a team of neurologists told Bill he had six months to live, Bill didn't give up.
Will Kalinke spent most of his working life as a teacher or supervisor and administrator of educational programs.
After the death of his wife, he explored numerous challenges and roles, including becoming the owner of a hotel in Lakeland, Florida.
Kalinke now lives in Tomahawk, Wisconsin. He is also the author of Loved to Death, Victims and Vultures, Grandma Is a Saint and Memorabilia and Memories Shared.
Praise for Dreams not Forgotten
"Kalinke's storytelling has a magical way of tying everything together. While the intention for this novel is to help seniors share their own life stories with others, this is an inspirational read for adults of all ages." - U.S. Review of Books
Dreams not Forgotten by Will Kalinke
- Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 348 pages | ISBN 9781426959844
- Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 348 pages | ISBN 9781426959837
- E-Book | ISBN 9781426959851
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