Description: This is a book about joy, strength, and triumph in the most unlikely and chilling circumstances. It's about people who faced and conquered frightening challenges such as widowhood, adoption, assimilation, terminal illness, retardation, paralysis, and more. These are stories of people helping one another. Of finding new reservoirs of love, new wellsprings of strength, new treasuries of faith. They share with us how they coped and overcame all kinds of adversity.