Life touched with wonder: a message of family

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Reader's Digest Association, Jun 1, 2001 - Family & Relationships - 247 pages
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Every day, men and women from all walks of life are touched and inspired by the ordinary people they routinely take for granted: their relatives. A gem of a book, perfect for sharing, "A Message of Family" heartfelt personal accounts of the extraordinary spirit and influence of parents, children, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, grandparents and cousins.

38 True stories -- from celebrities, doctors, teachers and writers -- reveal family members as gifted messengers of hope, courage and the boundless power of love.

Graced with delicate borders, evocative photographs and stirring quotes from diverse thinkers on matters of family -- from Confucius to Dr. Thomas Fuller to Christina Rossetti, this sure-to-be cherished collection features:
-- Jay Leno's humorous, touching tribute to his always supportive parents
-- Ira Berkow's moving memorial to his courageous, unsung younger brother
-- Pat Jordan's look back at his Uncle Ben, who found great pleasure in life's little details
-- Joan Mills's wonderful debt to her self-reliant, forward-thinking grandmother
-- Faith L. Mahaney's revelation of at last meeting the mother s

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Contents

LIFE TOUCHED WITH WONDER
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KEEP PEDALING KAREN
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OUTSIDE LOOKING IN
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