As a senior writer at People magazine, Alex Tresniowski is known for getting into the hearts and minds of ordinary and famous people alike. Now he delivers a profoundly touching and compelling celebration of extraordinary human grace under pressure. It's about transforming hardship into happiness. It is about a group of famous and not-so-famous Americans who've been rocked by outsized adversity. But it is finally a book about a whole lot more -- rich in wisdom, hope, and intimate portraits of real people, this is that rare book which manages to capture the essence of our lives, delivering a set of priceless lessons readers can immediately incorporate into their own lives. Employing his trademark brand of down-to-earth, inviting prose, author Alex Tresniowski relates 21 inspiring experiences of ordinary folks -- you won't find any superheroes or unnerving wunderkinds here-and then shows exactly how we too can make the most of the vast stores of strength residing within us.Heartwarming and life-affirming, When Life Gives You Lemons ... promises to arm readers with the tools and the resolve they need to make the most of hard times.