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No such Thing as Impossible is the inspiring story of Jairo Álavarez Botero, a seventyyearold Colombian immigrant and businessman who is living proof that the American dream is not a myth.From a potato farm in the small municipality of Sonsón, located in the mountains of Colombia, Jairo rose through the ranks of the Army to live a dream as member of the elite Presidental Guard. Trained to fight guerrillas in the tropical jungle, Jairo would eventually have to put all of his survival instincts into action.As a young man, he had ambitions to become a general, but destiny would put him on different course. It was a path that would strip him of his career in the Army, but afford him the apportunity to save his presidents life and avert a coup that would have resulted in the restablishing of a dictatorship in Colombia. It would also force him to leave the country he loved.Jairo arrived in the United States at the age of twenty-five with one humdred dollars in his pocket and unable to speak a word of English. Day after day, he practiced the words in his English dictionary on a statue of Moses in Washington Park in Albany, New York. Within three-and-a-half years, he had learned the language well enough to earn an honors degree from the Albany Business College.It also acquires From a potato farm in the small municipality of Sonsón, located in the mountains of Colombia, Jairo rose through the ranks of the Army to live a dream as member of the elite Presidental Guard. Trained to fight guerrillas in the tropical jungle, Jairo would eventually have to put all of his survival instincts into action.As a young man, he had ambitions to become a general, but destiny would put him on different course. It was a path that would strip him of his career in the Army, but afford him the apportunity to save his presidents life and avert a coup that would have resulted in the restablishing of a dictatorship in Colombia. It would also force him to leave the country he loved.Jairo arrived in the United States at the age of twenty-five with one humdred dollars in his pocket and unable to speak a word of English. Day after day, he practiced the words in his English dictionary on a statue of Moses in Washington Park in Albany, New York. Within three-and-a-half years, he had learned the language well enough to earn an honors degree from the Albany Business College.It also acquires As a young man, he had ambitions to become a general, but destiny would put him on different course. It was a path that would strip him of his career in the Army, but afford him the apportunity to save his presidents life and avert a coup that would have resulted in the restablishing of a dictatorship in Colombia. It would also force him to leave the country he loved.Jairo arrived in the United States at the age of twenty-five with one humdred dollars in his pocket and unable to speak a word of English. Day after day, he practiced the words in his English dictionary on a statue of Moses in Washington Park in Albany, New York. Within three-and-a-half years, he had learned the language well enough to earn an honors degree from the Albany Business College.It also acquires Jairo arrived in the United States at the age of twenty-five with one humdred dollars in his pocket and unable to speak a word of English. Day after day, he practiced the words in his English dictionary on a statue of Moses in Washington Park in Albany, New York. Within three-and-a-half years, he had learned the language well enough to earn an honors degree from the Albany Business College.It also acquires It also acquires this book in Spanish Visite el website de este libro

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Atributos LU
Año de Edición
20082008
Descatalogado
NONO
Tipo
Libro
Casa Editorial
Jorale Editores S.A
Autor
Jairo Álvarez Botero y Susan D. MustafaJairo Álvarez Botero y Susan D. Mustafa
ISXN
97814343371539781434337153
Idioma
EspañolEspañol
Núm. Páginas
282282
Peso (Físico)
450450
Tamaño (Físico)
15 x 2315 x 23
Título
No such thing as impossible. From adversity to triumphNo such thing as impossible. From adversity to triumph
Biografía del Autor
Jairo Alvarez Wineskin maker is the founding of “Alvarez Co., Inc. president and,” one of and Construction the companies great construction development but in the state of Louisiana, the United States. It emigrated to the State United when it was 25 years old after to have served like official of the Armed Forces of Colombia by many years, where at the beginning of the 60, it was ordered of the protection of president Alberto Lleras Camargo and Guillermo Leon Valencia. While it served in the Presidential Guard, it avoided an attempt of Coup d'etat, which would bring of return to the power General dictator Rojas Pinilla. After to have arrived just by one hundred dollars in his wallet, and to have passed many difficulties to learn the language and working to be able to pay his university studies, finally it obtains his graduation. Return to Colombia to begin a family and to create his first company of construction. Years later, it returned to the United States with the determination to live American Sueño. Today, that dream is a reality. Colombian, reservist of the army, husband, father and grandfathers is today a successful industralist, athlete, artist, capable gardener, survivor of the cancer and philanthropist, in addition, constructor and financially reliable developer, live in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with his dear family, who work with him, accompanying it like partners by his companies. Susan D. Mustafá is better well-known by its work as Co-author of the book “I've Been Watching You” “I have to You Been Observing”, that wrote in company of special solicitor Tony Clayton and Sue Israel. One treats, with true description, of the series of horrificos crimes, the violations and murders committed by the assassin of series Derrick Tood Lee, in the south of Louisiana, with which to had an excellent continuous criticism and having interest around the world after a year of its publication. She has traveled by all the south from the last year, speaking to the hearing interested in knowing more about the inner work the mind of the series assassin.
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