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Make your own sunshine : inspiring stories of people who find light in dark times  Cover Image Book Book

Make your own sunshine : inspiring stories of people who find light in dark times / Janice Dean.

Dean, Janice, 1970- (author.).



The Fox News meteorologist shares the inspiring stories of people who made the best of difficult times, from a 9/11 firefighter who fought for his colleague's health to a stranger who bought coffee for his fellow patrons.
Good people are all around us doing selfless deeds, from a firefighter who bravely battled for his colleague's health after 9/11 to a good Samaritan who secretly pays for the coffees of everyone in line behind him. Dean has made it her mission to uncover and document good stories to inspire us and gives us a much-needed boost of optimism. All we have to do is open our minds and our hearts, to look for the light on a cloudy day. Because as she reminds us, if we don’t make our own sunshine-- who will? -- adapted from jacket

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780063027954
  • ISBN: 006302795X
  • Physical Description: xii, 220 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- Handle with care -- Napkin notes dad -- Emma the napkin note kid -- MS journeys -- Friendly skies -- Father-daughter dance -- Cuts above the rest -- Baby steps -- Sometimes your last chance is just the beginning -- Can I take your order? -- Valentine's Day deliveries -- Give early, give often -- Forever dad -- Teaching older dogs new tricks -- Happy birthday, Gerard! -- Principle Wallace -- Ray of light -- Grocery delivery in the beginning of a pandemic -- Share your smile movement -- Tebow (makes the dash special -- Officer Conley -- More good -- Epilogue.
Subject: Conduct of life > Anecdotes.
Optimism > Anecdotes.
Compassion > Anecdotes.
Kindness > Anecdotes.
Caring > Anecdotes.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Entertainment & Performing Arts.
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT > Inspiration & Personal Growth.
Conduct of life.
Genre: Anecdotes.

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