Can't Nothing Bring Me Down

Can't Nothing Bring Me Down

Chasing Myself in the Race Against Time

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Can't Nothing Bring Me Down is the memoir of 101-year-old, world-record-holding runner Ida Keeling. Miss Ida, as she's known throughout her Bronx community, isn't your typical runner. Her fierce independence helped her through the Depression and the Civil Rights movement. But her greatest trials were yet to come. Ida's two sons were brutally murdered. Justice was never found. Ida felt like she didn't have the strength to carry on and she couldn't hope anymore. But encouraged by her daughter, Ida put on her first pair of running shoes at the age of sixty-seven and began to chase the paralyzing sorrow from her heart.
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780310349891
0310349893
Branch Call Number: 796.42092 KEELI
Characteristics: 199 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some colour) ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Diggs, Anita Doreen - Author
Alternative Title: Nothing can bring me down

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ArapahoeMarla Sep 19, 2018

At 67, putting on a pair of running shoes saved Ida from the depths of her debilitating depression to live to tell about her inspiring triumph as a 101-year-old record-holding champion. Her life story puts you in her shoes as she walks you through decades of American history as a Caribbean immigrant in New York.

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