The Waiting Child

The Waiting Child

How the Faith and Love of One Orphan Saved the Life of Another

Large Print - 2003
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Adopted by an American Family at age four, Jaclyn traveled to her new home with a great burden. Her new family had to leave behind a little boy who had been under her charge at the Chinese orphanage where Jaclyn fought the odds against abandonment, institutionalization, and hunger -- not for herself, but on behalf of this even smaller child, whom she regarded as her responsibility. Jaclyn's unshakable determination to bring to her new life the child she had cared for in the institution, the one she believed with all her heart was "her baby," will change all assumptions made about the human spirit. In the end, this moving story affirms everything that is good and hopeful in life. Book jacket.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, c2003.
ISBN: 9780786257034
0786257032
Branch Call Number: LGPRINT 362.734 Champnel 2003
Characteristics: 477 p. (large print) ;,ill. ;,23 cm.

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