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A Bridge to Success By Chuck Miller
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Chuck Miller "After playing on the trumpet the school's fight song, Our Boys Gonna Shine Tonight by ear, they put me in the high school band. It all happened so fast, I was only in the sixth... More > grade." Of all the musicians/teachers to be associated with the instruction of youth in the Omaha community, Chuck Miller was the most influential and the most controversial. Despite his seeming less impossible task of developing the raw unused musical talents of at-risk children and developing them into singers and performers in popular bands, many of the youth taught by him have grown up into productive professional musicians. As a result of his teaching, they have performed all over the world. Few musicians in the Omaha community would seem to have been more deserving of a job well done than Chuck Miller.< Less
Triumph: Inspired by the True Life Story of Legendary Coach Kay Yow By Mary Ellen Williams
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TRIUMPH is an inspiring true-life story of a girl from a small town who became a world renowned legend. It begins in a time and place where women had few options and sports were a man's world. As a... More > child Kay loved playing basketball but like many young women of that time she anticipated life as a teacher. Through the encouragement of her parents and principal, she changed her expectations and raised the bar on what women could accomplish. Kay defied these limitations to become a successful Basketball coach, a hall of fame inductee, and an Olympic gold coach. With her many successes there would be even bigger challenges. Her fiercest opponent would become her ongoing battle with breast cancer. Coach Yow faced these trials head on with grace, dignity, and her deep faith. Kay's love of people, her sense of humor, and her undying hope were contagious. She believed "When Life Kicks You, Let it Kick You Forward". This story will inspire you, give hope to you and let you find the hidden hero within yourself.< Less
Journey to the Edge of Eden By Gary W. Schmelz
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JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF EDEN This memoir recounts some of the unique moments a father and son experience during their lifelong journey from the noisy apartment-lined streets of the metropolitan area... More > surrounding New York City to the subtropical coastal wetlands of Southwest Florida. The journey unfolds through poignant and humorous anecdotes that provide insight into the duo’s developing appreciation for the natural environment and their commitment to preserving South Florida’s wilderness areas. “… The book’s strengths lie in Schmelz’s detailed descriptions of Southwest Florida’s otherworldly flora and fauna and his overarching environmental message of responsible stewardship. …”--ForeWord Clarion Reviews< Less
The Thank You Room By Serenity Bohon
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Serenity Bohon is twenty-nine, married to her childhood sweetheart, and mother to two young sons. After becoming pregnant again, Serenity is diagnosed with a rare, aggressive cancer. As she faces her... More > worst fears, and struggles with what it means to have faith, she gathers around her the people she has loved. "I wanted to look at them," she says, "to watch them laugh. I wanted to thank them for making life great." As Serenity faces her life-threatening disease, and growing fear about the life inside her, she leans on those she has learned from since childhood. She finds from her children the will to fight and finds strength from those who faced the disease before her. She soon learns those around her have not come to watch her die but to teach her how to live. The Thank You Room is the story of how they survived together.< Less