Blake and Me: The Life Lessons I Learned From the Best Teacher I Ever Had is the story of a father’s love for his son, and the lessons that father learned through the years from that son.
“Once in a lifetime, someone enters your life and changes everything you do from there on. Blake is my someone. He loves life with a passion. He has brought me out of my darkest moments and shared the happiest days of my life. His insight into life and how to live keeps me going.”
“Blake demonstrated the blueprint for all athletes to follow. He was always enthusiastic, energized and positive. Most of all, Blake made those around him better. His glass was always half-full and he always gave his best. He was an inspiration to our team, and they were thrilled to watch him excel. I am so very grateful to have had the opportunity to witness first-hand Blake’s time with the Olathe East Boys Soccer Team and watch how he matured into an outstanding young man.”
“What does it mean to experience unconditional joy and caring? Meet Blake Docking. Blake shares an enthusiasm for life that will bring inspiration to your soul. He teaches us all how to be better at life and to embrace our gifts more fully.”
“Blake is a terrific human being, doing his best to face the world on his terms, despite the added challenges of Down syndrome. He, like all of us, has good days and bad days (sometimes on the same day). He succeeds more often than he fails. He has a knack for making the world better for those willing to accept the challenges of being a part of his world. Blake has each of the qualities one would want in a family member, an employee or a friend: He is kind, loyal, dependable, trustworthy, slow to anger, funny, grateful, hard-working, uncannily athletic and always hungry.”