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A Boy Scarred by an Unthinkable Crime Makes a Beautiful Life

Kirsten Browning

Nothing held him back, not even the reactions of others upon seeing his face: Joshua was only 4 when a next-door neighbor came to the gate of his family’s home in Brooklyn and tossed sulfuric acid into his face, blinding him and mutilating him for life. Now he is a Ph.D. and married father of two who worked at NASA. A truly beautiful story that will stay with you.

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