A Chance in the World

An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home
Product Number: EB00459910
Released: Jul 16, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9781595554161
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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Aheart-rending but uplifting story of the human spirit's ability to prevail. From the day he is five-years-old and dropped off at his foster home of the next eleven years, Stephen is mentally and physically tortured. No one in the system can help him. No one can tell him if he has a family. No one can tell him why, with obvious African-American features, he has the last name of Klakowicz. Along the way, a single faint light comes only from a neighbor's small acts of kindness and caring-and a box of books. From one of those books he learns that he has to fight in any way he can-for victory is in the battle. His victory is to excel in school. Against all odds, the author succeeded. He attended college, graduated, became a successful corporate executive, and married a wonderful woman with whom he established a loving family of his own. Through it, he dug voraciously through records and files and found his history, his birth family-and the ultimate disappointment as some family members embrace him, but others reject him. Readers won't be the same after reading this powerful story. They will share in the hurts and despair but also in the triumph against daunting obstacles. They will share this storywith their family, with their friends, with their neighbors.

Author(s): Steve Pemberton
Original Publish Date: Jan 09, 2012

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Author(s): Steve Pemberton
Narrator(s): Stephen Pemberton
Product Number Z100154938
Released: Sep 17, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: #9781401606404

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