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Book By Author:  Brian C Ehlers

Brian  Ehlers
 Brian Ehlers

The author provides a firsthand insight into his life as a trailblazer who, despite being deaf, became a successful athlete, father, coach, and life mentor in a hearing world. 


Lost his hearing at the age of three                      

Dreamt of being an airline pilot

Came close to racing motorcycles

Became a high school basketball star

Was a multiple volleyball champion

Represented USA Men’s Volleyball

Now a well-known volleyball legend

Helped others reach for their dreams

Never learned or used sign language


The book will both surprise and challenge the reader with some funny, amazing, and inspiring experiences that very well may motivate themselves to do better in certain parts of their own lives.


You, as the reader, can consider this mine and your personal life playbook. There is a decent chance you will find something to use in here.


Soaring through Silent Skies is also a modern, positive, and correct portrayal of the deaf culture in our country. This book describes the trials and tribulations, the opportunistic life, and unique success of a deaf person.


This is Brian at his wisest, bluntest, wittiest, and most relevant and humble self.

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Author:  Brian C Ehlers