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Finding Chika: a little girl, an earthquake, and the making of a family

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display_description"Chika Jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake that decimated Haiti in 2010. She spent her infancy in a landscape of extreme poverty, and when her mother died giving birth to a baby brother, Chika was brought to The Have Faith Haiti Orphanage that Albom operates in Port Au Prince. With no children of their own, the forty-plus children who live, play, and go to school at the orphanage have become family to Mitch and his wife, Janine. Chika's arrival makes a quick impression. Brave and self-assured, even as a three-year-old, she delights the other kids and teachers. But at age five, Chika is suddenly diagnosed with something a doctor there says, "No one in Haiti can help you." Mitch and Janine bring Chika to Detroit, hopeful that American medical care can soon return her to her homeland. Instead, Chika becomes a permanent part of their household, and their lives, as they embark on a two-year, around-the-world journey to find a cure. As Chika's boundless optimism and humor teach Mitch the joys of caring for a child, he learns that a relationship built on love, no matter what blows it takes, can never be lost."--
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subject_facetAlbom, Mitch, -- 1958-
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Biographies
Families
Jeune, Chika
Large type books
Orphanages -- Haiti
Orphans -- Haiti -- Biography
title_displayFinding Chika : a little girl, an earthquake, and the making of a family
title_fullFinding Chika : a little girl, an earthquake, and the making of a family / Mitch Albom
Finding Chika A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family
Finding Chika [sound recording] : a little girl, an earthquake, and the making of a family / Mitch Albom
title_shortFinding Chika
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Jeune, Chika
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Orphans
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