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CAN I GIVE HIM MY EYES?
‘Can I Give Him My Eyes?’ is the Inspiring autobiography of a boy blinded in war who found freedom in forgiveness.
“I wasn’t doing anything!"
Richard Moore was ten years old when, passing an army base with friends, he was shot and blinded by a British solider.
Here, Richard Moore lends us his eyes as he shares his remarkable and singular story, from his early years growing up on the working-class Creggan Estate in Derry, the second youngest of a family of twelve children.
‘Like many people, I am deeply grateful for the journey that Richard Moore has taken, beyond injustice and personal disability to the strong, inspiring and immensely fruitful life he lives today. He provides us with a vision of hope and open-heartedness well beyond the culture of fear that led to his injury. I hope that many will be inspired by this book, as I have been inspired by the depth, width and clarity of Richard Moore's vision.’
Can I give him my eyes?
‘Can I give him my eyes?’ is a vivid portrayal of growing up in a time of war, of the sustaining bonds of family and community, of happiness and humour against the odds