Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul: 101 Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Women

Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul: 101 Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Women

by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Jennifer Read Hawthorne, Marci Shimoff
     
 

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In this special edition in the Chicken Soup series, the authors have compiled heartwarming stories that speak especially to the experiences of women. See more details below

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In this special edition in the Chicken Soup series, the authors have compiled heartwarming stories that speak especially to the experiences of women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558744158
Publisher:
Health Communications, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/1996
Series:
Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
Pages:
376
Sales rank:
546,011
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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Just In Time
Submitted by Dan Clark

One night at 11:30, an older African-American woman was standing on the side of an Alabama highway trying to endure a lashing rain storm. Her car had broken down and she desperately needed a ride. Soaking wet, she decided to flag down the next car. A young white man stopped to help her -- generally unheard of in the deep South during those conflict-filled 1960s. The man took her to safety, helped her get assistance and put her into a taxi cab. She seemed to be a big hurry! She wrote down his address, thanked him and rode away.

Seven days went by and a knock came on the man's door. to his surprise, a giant combination console color TV and stereo record player were delivered to his home.

A special note was attached. The note read:

Dear Mr. James:

Thank you so much for assisting me on the highway the other night. The rain drenched not only my clothes but my spirits. Then you came along. Because of you, I was able to make it to my dying husband's bedside just before he passed away. God bless you for helping me and unselfishly serving others.

Sincerely,

Mrs. Nat King Cole


¬1996 Dan Clark. All rights reserved. Reprinted from Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul® by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, without the written permission of the publisher. Publisher: Health Communications, Inc., 3201 SW 15th Street, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442.

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