Transformation In Touching Spirit Bear

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“We need to realize that our path to transformation is through our mistakes. We 're meant to make mistakes, recognize them, and move on to become unlimited” (Yehuda Berg). As the quote suggests, transformation occurs through mistakes. Even if one seems irrecoverable, there is always a flicker of hope. The novel Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen chronicles the journey of a “lost cause” into a rekindled and hopeful teenager. From his violent and abusive backgrounds inflicted upon others and himself to his revolutionized character, his development can be seen through his wrong and detrimental mindset, his sudden epiphany, and his healing process, taking us from the start of to the seeming end of his “healing.” Cole, an adolescent, juvenile
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