By Danielle Steel
In her strong memoir His vivid Light, number 1 New York Times bestselling writer Danielle metal opened her center to percentage the devastating tale of the lack of her liked son. In A present of Hope, she indicates us how she reworked that soreness right into a crusade of provider that enriched her existence past what she may imagine.
For 11 years, Danielle metal took to the streets with a small staff to aid the homeless of San Francisco. She labored anonymously, vacationing the “cribs” of the city’s so much weak voters less than conceal of darkness, dispensing foodstuff, garments, bedding, instruments, and toiletries. She sought no exposure for her efforts and remained nameless all through. Now she is chatting with carry cognizance to their plight.
during this unflinchingly sincere and deeply relocating memoir, the famously inner most writer speaks out publicly for the 1st time approximately her paintings one of the such a lot determined individuals of our society. She deals achingly acute graphics of the folk she met alongside the way—and matters a heartfelt demand more suitable motion to help this substantial, disadvantaged inhabitants. made up our minds to provide the homeless with the elemental must haves to maintain them alive, she finally ends up giving them whatever way more strong: a voice.
by means of turns candid and inspirational, Danielle Steel’s A present of Hope is a real act of advocacy and love.
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A Gift of Hope: Helping the Homeless by Danielle Steel