Descended from Europeans, born in the United States, but raised abroad, Ceil Lucas has a background full-bodied and varied with a twist. How I got Here traces her unique path, one that continues to balance her two defining statements--"I wasn't raised here" and "I'm deeply American."
No Place to Cry calls for understanding what losing a parent means, especially for young children who cannot express their despair. Step into Perry Dolan's shoes and learn how they see the world and what you can do to ease their path.
In this gut-wrenching story of anxiety, loss and steadfast love, the author shares her personal struggle to regain her relationship with her children severed by the Disconnection Policy of the church of Scientology.
It was September 1946, just a year after the war's end, when an American-born German youth stepped off the ship in New York City. In a hasty decision, precipitated by the chaotic aftermath of World War II, Helmut's well-meaning parents had sent their gifted teenager alone to the United States to claim the supposed advantages of his American citizenship--and hopefully pave the way for their own early immigration. Little did they dream that nine years of separation lay ahead!
Just out of veterinary school, David Gross takes a job in Montana where he's eager to learn as much as he can as quickly as he can. He does, and using his training, intelligence, and intuition, he seemingly works miracles with the pets and farm animals he treats.
After the death of his wife of almost fifty-three years, David Gross adopts Charlize, a German shepherd rescue dog, buys a camping trailer, and the two set off for adventure and healing. They explore the West, visit family, and find new friends. Accidents and serendipities, sadness and joy, problems and peace populate their journey of discovery.
Patient and especially sensitive, Charlize remains close to David and comforts him when needed most. Ever the friendly dog, at every stop, she greets strangers with a loving heart and wagging tail, showing the way to embrace life.
The Alaskan wilderness called, and Don Robbins answered yes. Would Biz? She loved her husband, so she hesitated nary a moment. Together they moved from their comfortable life in Colorado Springs to one of unanticipated trials and incredible adventures.
In this lively memoir of one of TV and filmdom’s most memorable actors, readers are taken on a sixty-plus-year journey that continues to this day. Hugh O’Brian’s style of self-discipline, enterprise, and tenacity, learned from his Marine Corps dad, carried him from being the youngest Marine Corps drill instructor in history to a legendary career as TV’s Wyatt Earp, in versatile movie roles, on Broadway and in stage shows, as well as numerous guest appearances. But it was a life-changing trip to Africa to meet the famed humanitarian Dr.