Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The Seventeen Second Miracle by Jason F. Wright

Seventeen seconds can change a life…forever.  This is what Rex Conner learned one summer afternoon in 1970 when his gaze is diverted for just seventeen seconds and tragedy occurred. Forty years later the waves of that day ripple through the lives of many people, including Rex’s son Cole.

Cole Conner is a patient teacher, and has long shared his father’s story with those in need. This fall, Cole has invited three struggling teenagers to learn about Rex Conner—and the Seventeen Second Miracle.

The teens will hear how Rex remade his life—seventeen seconds at a time—by performing small acts of kindness that sometimes had life-altering consequences. As Cole’s students learn, miracles can happen—with a little help from you. When this knowledge is put to a surprising test, what the students discover my transform your world as it did theirs.

From the author of “The Christmas Jars”, this book is a heart-warming, thought-provoking story not to be missed

4 stars (Rated PG – some emotional disturbing scenes that may not be appropriate for young children.)

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