There is No Me without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Her Country's Children (Paperback)
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Short Description for There is No Me without You This volume presents the story of Haregewoin Tefarra, a middle-aged Ethiopian woman of modest means whose home has become a refuge for hundreds of children orphaned by AIDS. Today, Haregewoin runs a school, a daycare system, and a shelter for sick mothers.
- Published: 04 September 2007
- Format: Paperback 472 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781596912939 ISBN 10: 1596912936
- Sales rank: 184,985
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Full description for There is No Me without You
Two-time National Book Award nominee Melissa Fay Greene puts a human face on the African AIDS crisis""with this powerful story of one woman working to save her country's children. After losing her husband and daughter, Haregewoin Teferra, an Ethiopian woman of modest means, opened her home to some of the thousands of children in Addis Ababa who have been left as orphans. "There Is No Me Without You "is the story of how Haregewoin transformed her home into an orphanage and day-care center and began facilitating adoptions to homes all over the world, written by a star of literary nonfiction who is herself an adoptive parent. At heart, it is a book about children and parents, wherever they may be, however they may find each other. Winner of "Elle "magazine's 2006 readers' award in nonfiction.