I'll Push You: A Journey of 500 Miles, Two Best Friends, and One Wheelchair by Patrick Gray

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Friendship takes on new meaning in this true story of Justin and Patrick, born less than two days apart in the same hospital. Best friends their whole lives, they grew up together, went to school together, and were best man in each other’s weddings. When Justin was diagnosed with a neuromuscular disease that robbed him of the use of his arms and legs, Patrick was there, helping to feed and care for him in ways he’d never imagined. Determined to live life to the fullest, the friends refused to give into despair or let physical limitations control what was possible for Justin.

So when Justin heard about the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile trek through Spain, he wondered aloud to Patrick whether the two of them could ever do it. Patrick’s immediate response was: “I’ll push you.”

I’ll Push You is the real-life story of this incredible journey. A travel adventure full of love, humor, and spiritual truth, it exemplifies what every friendship is meant to be and shows what it means to never find yourself alone. You’ll discover how love and faith can push past all limits?and make us the best versions of ourselves.

Title : I'll Push You: A Journey of 500 Miles, Two Best Friends, and One Wheelchair
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ISBN : 1496421698
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 280 pages


Kelly rated it ★★★★☆

July 03, 2017

I was a bit reluctant to read this book because I didn't want the religious aspect of it to be preachy. But I was interested in their amazing friendship and even more amazing adventure. And luckily it didn't focus too much on religion, otherwise I wouldn't have finished it. This turned out to be...

Melissa rated it ★★★★★

August 24, 2017

Just finished this awesome Gem of a book. I laughed and cried. What a wonderful story of two best friends and their journey of the 500 mile famous Camino de Santiago. "The impossible is possible" - I'll Push You. Totally recommend this book. It's the perfect love story of two best friends.

Pamela rated it ★★★★★

December 05, 2017

"Every human interaction, every relationship is an opportunity to provide for one another, to provide time, energy, resources, hope, love, compassion, or grace. There is no limit to what we can provide for others, or what others can provide for us. A full month has passed, and I still cannot stop...

Kristin rated it ★★★★★

January 14, 2018

I wish I would have highlighted some of my favorite passages to share, but I became so engrossed in the story. Lovely book about friendship, love, and not letting physical limitations get in the way of your dreams. I look forward to watching the documentary.

Dave rated it ★★★★☆

June 28, 2017

I'm sure having done the Camino myself made this book even more enjoyable but I have to believe someone who had never walked it would also enjoy it. This book is as much about friendship as it is the Camino de Santiago. The bond between these two is remarkable. The depth of their love for each ot...

Sue rated it ★★★★☆

July 27, 2017

Every once in a while a book jumps off the shelf into your consciousness and you realize it will change your life in ways you never expected! Two best friends, Patrick Gray and Justin Skeesuck, headed to Spain in 2014 to hike the El Camino de Santiago (also known as The Way of St. James). There wa...

Zeynep rated it ★★★★★

October 03, 2017

I was reluctant to buy this book when I saw it on the Religious Books shelf in Barnes & Noble in LA. But still I put the order online so that I could read back at home in England. I am glad that I did it. I really liked and appreciate their friendship and also I think both are highly lucky pe...

Rahni rated it ★★★★☆

October 17, 2017

Several years ago, I took a nine-day hiking trip to circumnavigate Mt. Rainier, thinking I'd surely spend the time in thoughtful contemplation, becoming one with nature, etc., etc. It didn't really pan out that way. I mostly thought stuff like, "Left, right, left, right--I wonder where we are on t...

Sylvia rated it ★★★★☆

October 07, 2017

I met Justin while working at Point Loma Nazarene University. He is gifted in his chosen field and a wonderful human being as many will discover when reading this book. This connection and my own desire to someday walk the Camino made it a fast read. This book is less about a directly spiritual c...

Lauri rated it ★★★★★

June 01, 2017

I saw this story featured on one of the morning talk shows. It is an incredible story of friendship, faith and healing. The documentary is due out later in the year. The book reminded me of Wild by Cheryl Strayed. Although Patrick and Justin were more prepared for the trip, there were obstacles t...

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