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Battle for Grace: A Memoir of Pain, Redemption and Impossible Love
Date:4/18/2013

itical arena as an advocate for women in pain.

Battle for Grace tells how Toussaint reinvents herself and turns tragedy into triumph for millions of women worldwide.

Endorsement Quotes

"This is an inspirational book in which Cynthia Toussaint provides living proof that with courage and determination, supported by love, anything is possible. I hope you will read Battle for Grace.”
-Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, Founder – the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace

“I identify strongly with Cynthia’s experiences since I’ve endured fifty-six years of living with a disability after a skiing accident left me a quadriplegic. Our competitive spirits have helped us triumph over our severe physical problems. By telling her story, as I did, Cynthia is helping millions of others to never give up on their dreams.”

  • Jill Kinmont Boothe, Alpine ski racer who inspired The Other Side of the Mountain

“Battle for Grace – Cynthia’s journey and story – is a true testament to the strength of the human spirit. Cynthia is at once honest, determined, raw and inspiring. You will find yourself rooting for her through the challenges and delighting in the victories.”

  • Beth Darnell, Ph.D., clinical associate professor, Division of Pain Management, Stanford University

About the Author

Cynthia Toussaint is the founder and spokesperson of For Grace, an organization that fights to ensure the ethical and equal treatment of all women in pain. She has fostered two California Senate hearings on the under-treatment of and gender bias toward women in pain and gave testimony at both events. Toussaint has appeared on more than 75 local and national television shows and featured in over 200 news stories, including ABC World News with Diane Sawyer, PBS, Discov
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