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Mother to a Lost Generation

There Is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Africa's Children by Melissa Faye Greene

Reviewed by Marjorie Kehe
Christian Science Monitor

"In a small town outside Atlanta, a little Ethiopian girl is talking to her adoptive American mother. She is trying to explain how she felt while she and her younger brother were still in the orphanage in Addis Ababa. 'I have no hope,' she recalls. The trouble, she explains, was that she didn't yet know her adoptive parents were on their way. 'I am cry because I don't know you will coming,' she says." Read the entire Christian Science Monitor review.




2 Responses to "Mother to a Lost Generation"

  1.  
    Susan J Smith September 25th, 2006 at 9:47 am

    Perhaps this heartwrenching story will bring it home to the West how very terrible and overwhelming the AIDS crisis in Africa actually is. The almost total lack of HIV medicines there means that it almost always turns into AIDS.Quite terrifying.

  2.  
    Ernest Stull September 25th, 2006 at 10:14 am

    I am very pleased to write this blog. The review is excellent and covers the entire specturm of how the writer passion is for children who are lost due to the strife on a contienient where Jesus walked.

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