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Doing Good: Inspirational Stories of Everyday Americans at Home and at Work

Doing Good: Inspirational Stories of Everyday Americans at Home and at Work

by Timothy Harper
     
 

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Doing Good: Inspirational Stories of Everyday Americans at Home and at Work is a collection of profiles of people who have found a way to make a difference--serving their communities, helping friends and family, improving the quality of life and work for colleagues--doing what they can to make the world a better place.

A few of them are famous or

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Doing Good: Inspirational Stories of Everyday Americans at Home and at Work is a collection of profiles of people who have found a way to make a difference--serving their communities, helping friends and family, improving the quality of life and work for colleagues--doing what they can to make the world a better place.

A few of them are famous or prominent, but most of them not known outside their own communities, including:

· The modern-day Helen Keller.

· The widowed great-grandmother who lives alone in the Rocky Mountains and passes along her outdoors skills to children.

· The college professor who spends his summers teaching poor Appalachian kids to use computers.

· Top business executives using their time, money and skills to make a difference.

· The Big City Forest man.

· The best pickup basketball player in America.

· The senior citizens who help other 'silver surfers' lean to use the Internet.

· The lady brewer.

· The man who invented e-mail.

These stories and more provide lessons for all Americans in how to work, how to play and how to live our lives to the fullest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595317882
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

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