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Family Matters

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  37 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
A child lay gravely ill, his parents praying for a miracle. But on opposite sides of the hospital bed. Jennie and Michael Stratton's marriage had fallen apart, leaving them both devastated and alone. Yet now, as Michael sat holding his son's small hand, he finally knew what it meant to believe. Jennie struggled to resolve her feelings for the stubborn man she'd married. Bu ...more
Paperback, 281 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Steeple Hill
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Feb 26, 2009 Ruth rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this this heartwarming story of a divorced couple whose son contracts meningitis, and, while he survives, is left handicapped. They divorced basically because neither was there for the other; now they have to learn to work together for the good of their son. Guess what happens in the end? There is also a subplot about the boy's physical therapist and a local professional soccer player.

The book is Christian fiction. Since the divorce, the father has become a Christian and we hea
Apr 03, 2012 mom2wah rated it it was amazing
What a a a greart story. Easy read as well.
A divorced couple with a lot of bitter feelings share custody of there son. When he is taken gravely ill and has some long lasting ill effects (as to not give the story away) this couple has to work together to help there son. It is a story of love, trust, and relying on God to help get you through.
Can't wait to get another Deboroah Bedford book.
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Mar 04, 2008 Melissa rated it liked it
Very predictable story of divorced parents who have to learn to get along when their child gets sick.
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Deborah Bedford was born on 1958 in Texas, USA and earned her degree in journalism and marketing from Texas A&M University. Immediately after graduation, she accepted editorship of Evergreen Today, a weekly newspaper based in the small mountain town of Evergreen, Colorado. While serving as editor there, she worked 70 or 80 hours each week, writing stories and cut-lines, sports
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