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The courage to give : inspiring stories of people who triumphed over tragedy to make a difference in the world

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This book contains a collection of stories about everyday people who made it through a personal tragedy & went on to dedicate their lives to helping others. Annotation. More than a feel-good book, The Courage to Give is a call to action. These poignant and uplifting stories tell of people who have suffered great emotional or physical difficulties and then went beyond their pain to help others. In reaching out, they discovered that their healing actually depended on contributing to a better world. From Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity, to Patch Adams, these courageous individuals have risen phoenix-like, consciously deciding to devote their lives to others. The book also identifies organizations dedicated to the issues it raises so readers can learn more and lend support.

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Gorham Free Library 179 WALDMAN (Text)
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