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Soon to be a major motion picture

A dangerous, homeless drifter who grew up picking cotton in virtual slavery. An upscale art dealer accustomed to the world of Armani and Chanel. A gutsy woman with a stubborn dream. A story so incredible, no novelist would dare dream it.

It begins outside a burning plantation hut in Louisiana...and an East Texas honky-tonk...and, without a doubt, inside the heart of God. It unfolds at a Hollywood hacienda...an upscale New York gallery...a downtown Dumpster...a Texas ranch. Gritty with betrayal, pain, and brutality, it also shines with an unexpected, life-changing love.

©2016 Ron Hall (P)2016 Thomas Nelson

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Amazing

This true story refreshed my soul. I sent free copies to as many people as I could. While I am going through changing seasons in my life and our church is also changing, it reinforced my discernment that God has a plan and like Dallas said "if the devil ain't messing with you, he's already got you". Mr. Ron, thank you for sharing Ms Debbie and Dallas' story.

8 of 9 people found this review helpful

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RADICAL KIND OF DIFFERENCE

A captivating alluring truth. Every night I could hardly wait to meet Denver and his awesome words of wisdom and life. Thank God for a woman like Debbie and a man like Ron making a difference in this world every day. The three of them having and being what the other one needed. Me being a street evangelist I find the same kind of different as me. I love this book it hooked me on every level and now I pass the torch to family and friends. Thank you for the Insight of God in this book and his love for every man, woman, boy and girl In spite of Ourselves goodness and mercy followed through by grace.

8 of 10 people found this review helpful

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Wonderful and thought provoking story.

I loved listening to this book. It made me laugh at times and other times, cry. The narrative was done very well and I am excited to see the story on the big screen with its amazing cast.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

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Inspiring read

I was reminded how I sometimes judge people and the power of knowing their story changes that perspective. We all need to take more time to know others and hold back thoughts of what they may or may not be until then. Defiantly a book I will be passing on

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Wonderful story

Everyone should get this book! If 10 percent of the population would help with the homeless it would improve a lot of lives.

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Inspiring

What an inspiring and heart touching life legacy. I am ashamed that I didn’t know about these people while they were leaving among us. Outstanding writing, great stories and heart aching. Loved it!!!!

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can't wait to see the movie

Wow!!Great audio book. Now just cant wait for the movie to come out. Will be taking my Grandma.

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God's not dead...

If you would like to see God at work in people's lives then this is a great book. Our media, society, and government are systematically removing religion from our lives and look at the result, mass shootings, cheating, divorce, and so on.
God's alive and well and watching us to see if we'll do our mission here on Earth, death comes to every one of us, yes you too will die. Will you be proud of your life when in God's presence. This book reminds us of this, loved it. We need more books like this.

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Read this!

Everyone should hope to be just a little like Denver! This world would be a better place...

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Laughter and Tears ... FANTABULOUS!!!!!

For many years now, I believed that different people are like different books on a bookshelf. The covers are all different colors. The writings are different but they all have the same stuff, in the middle.

By the same token, people are all different on the outside but made of the same stuff, on the inside. You NEVER know who will speak the greatest words of wisdom (child, middle aged, senior, brown, black, white). Keep your ears open!! Keep your HEARTS OPEN!!!!! Be A GOOD human.

This book, shows how ALL PEOPLE should live and love!!!

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • larissa williams
  • 01-17-17

friendship

loved it . definitely a book to make you rethink your thoughts and question yourself .
what friendship and family is really all about .
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