THUMBNAIL_IMAGEWonderful Adversity: Into Africa

The adventure of overcoming misfortune

Wonderful Adversity: Into Africa is the story of Jonathan, a survivor with extraordinary optimism, honesty and energy. Against the odds, he has positively overcome many life changing challenges.

This story starts with Jonathan being expelled from school. Subsequently, accidents and injuries changed his planned career, resulting in him achieving successes in engineering, building and flying light aircraft, whilst working across continents. However, his path to success is laced with adversity.

Wonderful Adversity is the theme of a series of books, aimed at inspiring and motivating the reader through the authors’ personal experiences woven into a story, of which Wonderful Adversity: Into Africa is the first.

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jp3For those of you that don’t know, Jonathan and Patricia Porter are synonymous with Rotax powered aircraft in Western Africa.   Besides both being contributors to, (No, we didn’t get a pre-read of the book and we have to order our own copy.  Hopefully we can get a signature!) and at one time, the Rotax distributor for West Africa.  Working with an organization called Medicine on the Move ( they have shaped communites and changed many lives.