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“Rachel is excited she`s finally earned a place as forward on her soccer team. But there`s one catch. Rachel has scoliosis, and x-rays reveal the S-shaped curve in her spine has grown worse. Rachel`s doctor orders her to wear a back brace questions about Curing impotence twenty-three hours a day. The brace is hard, plastic, and stretches from her shoulders to her hips. Rachel`s clothes no longer fit. She can`t run. She sure can`t tell her friends. But how will she ever kick a ball? Written by a debut author who wore a brace of her own, Braced is an inspiring story of courage and resilience.”