“Kathi Macias has done it again. She has once again told a story ripped from today’s headlines . . . a story about human
— and coauthor of Not in My Town: Exposing and Ending Human
continues Kathi Macias’s important and
Words and Lost and Found
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BI R M I NG HA M , A L A BA M A
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to set us all free.
and encourages me as God calls me to
I best left for others to combat.
the bottom of her priority list. Mara closed her eyes and let the mild breeze toss her hair
cleared so she could not only come to the States legally but do so
her tio 8
had crushes on her big brother throughout his high school
thought and dreamed about. Then God got hold of my heart
Leah sat up straight and laid her hand on her brotherâ€™s bare
up calling the cops and seeing those scumbags that prostituted
responded to her greeting. Then they returned their attention
teenager had succumbed to an infection brought on by a forced certain that the girl named Chanthra had been her older sister.
thought. She tried to hold onto her faith in her Christian parents had taught her â€” a faith that had been
sleep and try to forget.
patch up the old carâ€™s problems and nurse it along just a bit graduated from Bible college in a couple more years. She sighed as she reached for a head of lettuce and peeled
through the halls of higher learning. reminded herself.
she hung up her apron and snagged her purse to head for the cafĂŠ
a surge of adrenaline to speed up her heart rate.
tio and foreign emotion for someone such as Mara. room.
all made sense.
all that really mattered.