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Mitchell David Albom is an author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster and musician. His books have collectively sold over 35 million copies worldwide; have been published in forty-one territories and in forty-two languages around the world; and have been made into Emmy Award-winning and critically-acclaimed television movies.

Chika’s birthday bittersweet, 10 years after Haiti earthquake

She would have turned 10 last week.

We would have had a big party, a big cake, all her friends, all our relatives.

There would have been presents and candles and a very loud Happy Birthday song, and too many people would have asked her, How does it feel to be double digits now? and she would have answeredwith something funny, or cute, or just a shouted Good! as she scooped a finger full of fros...

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Mitch Albom Ivy wrote: "I just re-read "The Five People You meet in Heaven" after some years and I am more delight than the first time I read it. Now I'm ready (and excited) to read the sequel, "The Next Person You Meet i..."

Thank you, Ivy, for your kind words.


Eviana I just re-read "The Five People You meet in Heaven" after some years and I am more delight than the first time I read it. Now I'm ready (and excited) to read the sequel, "The Next Person You Meet in Heaven"
Thank you for write such a beautiful book!


Saumya Hi Sir, thank you so much for accepting my friendship. I am a huge fan of yours.Eagerly looking forward to reading your next novel 'The Next Person You Meet In Heaven'.


message 1: by Karen

Karen Malena I am honored, sir. Huge fan of yours! Haven't read "Frankie Presto" yet, but a cute fact: my elderly parent's next door neighbor is named exactly that! Frankie Presto. Your books inspire and bless me. I have also learned much through your writing style. Continued success wished to you always.


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