Finding Chika



Finding Chika Bestselling author Mitch Albom returns to nonfiction for the first time inthan a decade in this poignant memoir that celebrates Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life would forever change his heart.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 with 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.Told in hindsight, and through illuminating conversations with Chika herself, this is Albom at his most poignant and vulnerable Finding Chika is a celebration of a girl, her adoptive guardians, and the incredible bond they formed a devastatingly beautiful portrait of what it means to be a family, regardless of how it is made. New Download Finding Chika [ author ] Mitch Albom [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Finding Chika
  • Mitch Albom
  • English
  • 19 June 2017
  • 0062952390

10 thoughts on “Finding Chika

  1. Kloe says:

    Mitch Albom is going to have a new book and no one here except me on goodreads is hyped for it

  2. Cheri says:

    Hopelessness can be contagious But hope can be, too, and there is no medicine to match it Chika s believing in us helped us believe in ourselves In the late 90s, a friend gave me a copy of Mitch Albom s Tuesdays With Morrie, and when I saw that he had another new memoir coming out, I knew I wanted to read this one, and put my name on the list at my library.The lessons he learned with Morrie, an old professor, are very different from the ones he learns from Chika, a young girl whose lifeHopelessness can be contagious But hope can be, too, and there is no medicine to match it Chika s believing in us helped us believe in ourselves In the late 90s, a friend gave me a copy of Mitch Albom s Tuesdays With Morrie, and when I saw that he had another new memoir coming out, I knew I wanted to read this one, and put my name on the list at my library.The lessons he learned with Morrie, an old professor, are very different from the ones he learns from Chika, a young girl whose life is marked with difficulty even before her birth, which was three days before the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and what years she spent with her mother before her mother s death in childbirth were marked by desperate poverty A young girl that is brought to an orphanage when her mother dies giving birth to her baby brother, where Albom meets Chika on one of his regular trips to Haiti at the orphanage he runs there The Have Faith Haiti Orphanage in Port Au Prince.When it is brought to ...

  3. Linden says:

    Author Mitch Albom and his wife Janine run an orphanage in Haiti, and they received a call that one of their favorite children, 5 year old Chika, had something very wrong The only MRI machine in Haiti identified a brain mass, so they brought Chika to Michigan to see if they could get treatment for her She had a rare incurable brain tumor which attacks young children, but they tried everything, including extended stays in Germany for an experimental treatment The book was very Author Mitch Albom and his wife Janine run an orphanage in Haiti, and they received a call that one of their favorite children, 5 year old Chika, had something very wrong The only MRI machine in Haiti identified a brain mass, so they brought Chika to Michigan to see if they could get treatment for her She had a rare incurable brain tumor which attacks young children, but they tried everything, including extended stays in Germany for an experimental trea...

  4. Kim Fox says:

    So many feelings about this book I knew after the first chapter that I would not be able to put it down I finished it in just under six hours The way mitchalbom tells a story ,is what propelled me through this book And this one will resonate with everyone I don t like to write a synopsis in my reviews, so I will just say this You will learn something about yourself when you read this book It will touch your heart and yes, have tissues ready I received this ebook from Edelweiss for my So many feelings about this bo...

  5. Karen says:

    Every book I have read by Albom I have thoroughly enjoyed, and this one is no exception More than anything, I really liked how he described his little family, and discussed what makes up a family.

  6. Jec says:

    Thank you so much to NETGALLEY for providing me with this most wonderful book.This is a touching tribute to a child who capture the heart and soul of author Mitch Albom and his wife Janine You will laughyou will crybut you will never forget the story of this very special family Mr Albom is honest and pulls no punches in his feelings and experiences in relating the story of how their little family came to be The story is told in a very unique manner which makes this book a joy to read Thank you so much to NETGALLEY for providing me with this most wonderful book.This is a touching tribute to a child who capture the heart and soul of author Mitch Albom and his wife Janine You will laughyou will crybut you will never forget the story of this very special family Mr Albom is honest and pulls no punches in his feelings and experiences in relating the story of how their little family came to be The story is told in a very unique manner which...

  7. Elizabeth says:

    Thanks to HarperCollins Publishers and NetGalley for an Advance Reader Copy in exchange for my honest review.Touching tribute to Chitka, whom the author and his wife rescued from a Haitian orphanage so she could receive better medical care in the Uni...

  8. Michelle says:

    Last night I saw Mitch Albom and he spoke about Chika It was one of the most beautiful and humbling experiences of my life Reading this book, so very personal to him and relevant to us all, is an experience I recommend It is short, to the point, and beautifully expressed What he and his wife did for Chika, what Chika gave them, and what he does for the Haitian orphanage since 2010 is just the work of an angel Mitch finished with words that really moved me and I hope I m saying them as he Last night I saw Mitch Albom and he spoke about Chika It was one of the most beautiful and humbling experiences of my life Reading this book, so very personal to him and relevant to us all, is an experience I recommend It is short, to the point, and beautifully expressed What he and his wife did for Chika, what Chika gave them, and what he does for the Haitian orphanage since 2010 is just the work of an angel Mitch finished with words that really moved me a...

  9. Heather Scott Partington says:

    Mitch Albom s latest memoir is a sentimental story of a life transformed Would you expect anything else Albom s Finding Chika Harper, 256 pp., out of four stars details the author s relationship with a young girl, Chika Jeune, whom he met at the Have Faith Haiti Mission and Orphanage in Port au Prince, which Albom directs and visits regularly Chika, born only days after the 2010 Haitian earthquake, was surrendered by family several years later when her mother died in childbirth with her Mitch Albom s latest memoir is a sentimental story of a life transformed Would you expect anything else Albom s Finding Chika Harper, 256 pp., out of four stars details the author s relationship with a young girl, Chika Jeune, whom he met at the Have Faith Haiti Mission and Orphanage in Port au Prince, which Albom directs and visits regularly Chika, born only days after the 2010 Haitian earthquake, was surrendered by family several years later when her mothe...

  10. Rich Paz says:

    Well done, Mr Albom I would have given this book 6 stars This is the best book you ve written so far and I love all your books And this book really tells me who you are, sincere and authentic I can t wait for your next book Congrats and thanks for sharing.

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