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"Three Minutes for a Dog" - My Life in an Iron Lung by ~ Ailsa Lipscombe



"Three Minutes for a Dog: My Life in an Iron Lung" is a memoir by a woman named Ailsa Lipscombe, who spent most of her life in an iron lung due to a medical condition called polio.

The book is a moving account of Ailsa's life, starting from her childhood and tracing her journey through adulthood as she deals with the physical limitations of her condition.


Despite her confinement, Ailsa is determined to live life to the fullest and make the most of the time she has.

Throughout the book, Ailsa reflects on her experiences and shares her thoughts on everything from disability rights to the meaning of life. She also writes about her love for dogs, which she considers to be her constant companions and sources of comfort throughout her life.

"Three Minutes for a Dog" is a powerful memoir that offers a unique perspective on the human experience. It is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the enduring power of love and companionship, even in the face of adversity.

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