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- Listening Length: 10 hours and 57 minutes
- Program Type: Audiobook
- Version: Unabridged
- Publisher: Shadow Mountain
- Audible.com Release Date: September 6, 2016
- Whispersync for Voice: Ready
- Language: English
- ASIN: B01KN3QSEK
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The Orphan Keeper Audible Audiobook – Unabridged
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This book is an easy read—a beautifully written 'page turner' that's both heartbreaking and heartwarming—a story that definitely needed to be told. Its a story that touches the heart and reminds the reader of the importance of family and the unbreakable bonds that tell us 'who we are' and connect us forever. It's about finding the lost child inside all of us and our innate desire to know we are loved—that we belong.
The spiritual impact of this book will make you a believer in miracles and recognize the life-changing value of finding forgiveness, letting go of anger, and embracing the good that comes with tragedy. There are aspects of Taj's story that will never be known, answers that remain a mystery to this day. Yet, family is where your heart is and the impact of choosing our path and making the best of what we have regardless of what happens to us, is a powerful message of unconditional love and hope. We can choose forgiveness. We can choose to help others less fortunate than us. We can choose happiness.
"Life is resilient. ... it trudges on in the world around us, no matter how deeply our hearts ache." —Camron Wright, The Orphan Keeper
"Perhaps there are times in life when we must simply let go and trust." —Camron Wright, The Orphan Keeper
"He who keeps the orphans keeps them from harm, watches over their lives, their comings and goings. He keeps them like a shepherd keeps his flock." —Camron Wright, The Orphan Keeper
Taj had stages of grief, anger, denying, acceptance, rebuilding and integrating of who he was with who he had become. He made something good from a dire situation. The nawing inside of him, while buried inside deep, cannot be dealt with until he acknowledges he is NOT who he thinks he is: American, Christian, unlucky, undisciplined, goalless, drifting.
Taj once he faces his demons and is welcomed into London's Indian culture finds questions that need answers. His pandoras box and the race is on. This ordinary man finds his beginning and his upbringing have molded an extraordinary individual that finds his dharma.
Taj exorcizes his past language, culture, memories early on for ten years he has nothing but a mental map to draw on. Everyone loves a puzzle and along the way he finds the help he needs to put his life together the old he'd been snatched from. He did not use technology to aid his search the way Saroo did.
These two children have very similar personalities and characteristics.
Both books restore faith in humankind, while acknowledging there are some bad people that traffic and exploit children and their families. We all like a good ending...both men are on their way and are works in progress. Well done!!