Miracle at Del Norte

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WestBow Press, 2010 - Fiction - 180 pages
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Narrowly escaping Desert Storm with his life, Corporal Rob Jacobs returns to southern California to his pregnant wife, Jenny, with a severely injured leg and a growing addiction to pain killers. Unable to find adequate work or acceptable pain management, Rob becomes increasingly depressed and slides deeper into addiction. Though once a hard-working, faithful, Christian husband, Rob abandons his faith and his wife as his addictions spiral out of control, ultimately leading to his incarceration. While in prison, Rob rediscovers his faith in God and repents, hoping to find restoration in Christ, but his young faith is quickly put to the test by divorce, vengeance, and AIDS.
 

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Robert Brunelle was born in New Bedford, Mass. and raised in southern California. He attended Cal State Los Angeles before receiving a Bachelor of Science in Law degree and a Juris Doctorate from Southern California College of Law. Robert is a retired Los Angeles Police Officer and worked for Focus on the Family as a Correspondent Assistant; Prison Fellowship Ministries and the Special Olympics, as Regional Director. Robert was first bitten by the writing bug when he was in elementary school, having his first article published in St. Anthony's Messenger. Later, he served as the Editor-in-Chief of his high school newspaper, and Sports Editor of his Community College newspaper. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature, and a writer of children's stories and screenplays. While on the Los Angeles Police Department, Robert was involved in a shootout with armed robbers. It was this harrowing event that caused him to do some serious soul searching and he gave his heart to the Lord. Dedicated to serving the Lord and helping others, he became a volunteer prison chaplain and worked with Chuck Colson's Prison Fellowship Ministries. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County. He is the father of 6 children and the grandfather of 14 grandchildren. He and his wife, Terrie, have been married for 45 years and reside in southern California where they attend Calvary Chapel Chino Valley.

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