The Page Turners
On Wednesday, August 25th the Page Turners will discuss the book Finding Chika by Mitch Albom. Chika Jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake that decimated Haiti in 2010. She spent her infancy in a landscape of extreme poverty, and when her mother died giving birth to a baby brother, Chika was brought to the Have Faith Haiti Orphanage that Albom operates in Port Au Prince. With no children of their own, the forty-plus children who live, play, and go to school at the orphanage have become family to Mitch and his wife, Janine. Chika’s arrival makes a quick impression. Brave and self-assured, even as a three-year-old, she delights the other kids and teachers. But at age five, Chika is suddenly diagnosed with something a doctor there says, “No one in Haiti can help you with.” Join us in the church library at 2:00 p.m. as we discuss this heartwarming story.
Please call LynnMontgomery if you would like to join the discussion(828) 817-4391.