Story: Mary Anne Alton
Illustrations: Mary Anne Alton and Liz Lawne
Appropriate for ages: 8-13
This book tells the true story of a young man, Christian, who has spent most of his life at St. Helene's orphanage in Haiti. Christian was born with many physical handicaps and his mother died when he was two years old. At the orphanage, he was surrounded with love and a great deal medical support, and nowadays he is a true inspiration to all who know him. Author, Mary Anne Alton, did volunteer work at St. Helene's orphanage, and was able to experience true joy in spending time with Christian. Mary Anne gives all royalties to NPH Orphanage, Haiti. AIM gives 10% to Ciné Institute, Haiti.