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Heather Whitestone

Miss America with a mission

by Jill C. Wheeler

  • 124 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Abdo & Daughters in Edina, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Whitestone-McCallum, Heather -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Whitestone-McCallum, Heather.,
    • Beauty contestants -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Deaf women -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Miss America Pageant, Atlantic City, N.J. -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Beauty contestants.,
    • Deaf.,
    • Women -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      Traces the life of the hearing-impaired woman who became the first Miss America with a disability.

      Edition Notes

      StatementJill C. Wheeler.
      SeriesReaching for the stars
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1220.U5 W44 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL785234M
      ISBN 101562394991
      LC Control Number95017422

      Heather Whitestone was born in April in Dothan, Alabama. She became very ill and had high temperatures, then, she became deaf when she was only 18 months old. She then had her hearing amplified with a hearing aid and she was taught to read lips and speak. She then went to. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Heather Whitestone by Jill C. Wheeler, , Abdo & Daughters edition, in English Heather Whitestone ( edition) | Open LibraryPages:

        Heather Whitestone. Her name has become synonymous with incredible determination and unprecedented achievement. In Listening with My Heart, Heather tells her own story and the stories of others who have inspired her, proving that with hard work, perseverance, and faith, each of us can move : Heather Whitestone. Buy Believing the Promise by Heather Whitestone online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $

      Heather Leigh Whitestone McCallum was the first deaf Miss America, having lost most of her hearing at the age of 18 months. Heather was born on Febru in Dothan Alabama. At 18 months old, she contracted a dangerously high . Listening With My Heart Book Summary and Study Guide. Heather Whitestone stunned the world when she became the first deaf Miss America in the history of the pageant. She had not always been deaf, but an illness at a young age took her hearing from her, still she was determined to succeed, and she did just that.


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Heather Whitestone book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is the inspiring account of how Heather Whitestone overcame /5.

Heather Whitestone is the most inspirational Miss America of all times. Her talent portion on Miss America ,was a ballet, performed to Sandi Patti's "Via Dolorosa." Heather literally took my breath away. This young lady was profoundly deaf from the age of 18 months, yet she performed the ballet with such passion, giving witness to her faith /5(6).

Heather Whitestone McCallum is known as “Miss Deaf America” (even though Miss Deaf America is a different pageant). She was the first deaf woman to be crowned Miss America in the Miss America pageant.

Heather is both beautiful and intelligent, and it’s nice to see that the panelists didn’t discriminate against her because she’s deaf. Follow Heather Whitestone-McCallum and explore their bibliography from 's Heather Whitestone-McCallum Author Page.

Heather Whitestone was the first woman with a disability to be crowned Miss America in the Pageant's 75 year history. Heather lost her hearing at the age of eighteen months when she was rushed to the hospital with a dangerously high fever, the cause of which was later diagnosed as the Haemophilus influenza virus.

Heather Whitestone. K likes. Miss America - Author - SpeakerFollowers: K. Heather Whitestone was the first woman with a disability to be crowned Miss America in the Pageant’s 75 year history. Heather lost her hearing at the age of eighteen months when she was rushed to the hospital with a dangerously high fever, the cause of which was later diagnosed as the Haemophilus influenza virus.

Heather Whitestone Quotes. facebook; twitter; googleplus; As a profoundly deaf woman, my experiences have shown me that the impossible is indeed possible. Heather Whitestone.

Impossible, Deaf. 46 Copy quote. I really believe the most handicapped [person] in the whole world is a negative thinker. This is Heather Whitestone's journey to winning the crown of Miss Americabut it's also her faith journey.

I really enjoyed reading her story, and I loved her honesty regarding the struggles she went through during her year of holding the Miss America title. the only reason I gave this a four-star rating instead of a five was that I thought--especially in the middle of the book /5.

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When Heather Whitestone became Miss America back inI watched the pageant with great interest. This was the first time in history that a profoundly deaf contestant had become Miss America. A video clip of that moment can be viewed here: Video of Heather Whitestone.

I read Heather’s book, Listening With My Heart shortly after it was released. Two weeks ago, my library had the book. Get this from a library. Heather Whitestone. [Daphne Gray; Gregg Lewis] -- Presents the life of the first woman to win the Miss America title while suffering from a physical disability.

Heather Whitestone. Her name has become synonymous with incredible determination and unprecedented achievement. In Listening with My Heart, Heather tells her own story and the stories of others who have inspired her, proving that with hard work, perseverance, and faith, each of us can move mountains.

Profoundly deaf since she was eighteen months /5(3). About Listening with My Heart. Heather Whitestone. Her name has become synonymous with incredible determination and unprecedented achievement.

In Listening with My Heart, Heather tells her own story and the stories of others who have inspired her, proving that with hard work, perseverance, and faith, each of us can move mountains.

Profoundly deaf since she was. Miss America ofprofoundly deaf since she was a toddler, reveals how she claimed the tiara. Now a motivational speaker, the Alabama-born Whitestone dedicates this book to her ``Heavenly Father,'' with thanks for ``the joys, the trials, and the uphill path.'' Whitestone did have an uphill path.

Her deafness came as a result of treatment for a life-threatening illness when. Heavenly Crowns by McCallum, Heather Whitestone; Hunt, Angela Elwell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   This is the inspiring account of how Heather Whitestone overcame deafness to win the Miss America r offers inspiring proof of what a physically-challenged person can accomplish when she puts her faith in God into : Daphne Gray.

Platform and Life Lessons- Heather's Mark On History Despite Heather Whitestone having a physical disability, she believes the biggest disability in the world is negative thinking.

When she was younger and first dealing with her deafness, she had a mentor who inspired her to always work hard and never give up. As Miss AmericaHeather Whitestone won the hearts of the country with her spirit and determination. In this book, Whitestone tells her own story and the stories of others who have inspired her, proving that with hard work and faith, each of us can move mountains.

Though profoundly deaf since she was eighteen months old, she refused to listen to the voices of Pages:. Heather Whitestone McCallum (born Febru in Dothan) was the the Miss America, and the first disabled person to wear the crown.

At the age of 18 months, Whitestone suffered a high fever from the Haemophilus influenzae virus, as well as a likely meningitis. She was given a high dose of two antibiotics.

The experience caused permanent damage to nerves .Buy Heather Whitestone by Daphne Gray online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $Whitestone's mother, Daphne Gray, noted in the book she wrote on her daughter, Today's Heroes: Heather Whitestone, that she is highly criticized in the Deaf community for her choice to speak and read lips instead of signing.

(See manualism and oralism.) Although the book claims Whitestone wanted to sign at first, her mom refused to allow it.