Angels on Earth

Angels on Earth

Inspiring Stories of Fate, Friendship, and the Power of Connections

Book - 2016
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One day in 1986, Laura Schroff, a busy ad sales executive, passed an eleven-year-old boy panhandling on the street. She stopped and offered to take him to McDonald's for lunch. Twenty years later, at Laura's fiftieth birthday party, Maurice Mazyck gave a toast, thanking Laura for her act of kindness, which ended up changing the course of his life. In that toast, Maurice said that when Laura stopped on that busy street corner all those years ago, God had sent him an angel. Laura's invisible thread journey has deepened her belief that angels -- divine and otherwise -- are all around us. After her previous book was published in 2011, readers from around the country and world began sharing with Laura their own stories about how chance encounters with strangers have changed their lives. From a woman who saved a life simply by buying someone a book, to a financier who gave a stranger the greatest gift of all, to a teacher who chose a hug over discipline and changed a lost boy's future -- Angels on Earth will introduce a series of remarkable people whose invisible thread stories will move, surprise, and inspire readers.
Publisher: New York : Howard Books, 2016
Edition: First Howard Books edition
ISBN: 9781501144752
1501144758
9781501145230
1501145231
9781501158773
1501158775
9781501144721
Branch Call Number: 177.7 Sc
Characteristics: 299 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Tresniowski, Alex

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