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The Waiting

The True Story of a Lost Child, a Lifetime of Longing, and a Miracle for a Mother Who Never Gave Up
Narrated by: Pamela Klein
Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
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Summary

It's never too late for a miracle.

When an old woman begs God to let her see the daughter who had been taken from her arms almost eighty years before - could her impossible prayer come true? In the summer of 1928, sixteen-year-old Minka was looking forward to a sewing class picnic. This would be a rare chance to put aside farm chores, don a pretty dress, and enjoy an outing with other girls. It would be a day to remember. And it was - but not in the way Minka had dreamed. Cornered by a stranger in the woods, the young girl was assaulted. Minka still believed that the stork brought babies; she would not discover for months that she was pregnant. The story that follows has been almost a hundred years in the making. What happens when a new mother must make a heartbreaking sacrifice to give her baby daughter the life she deserves? Can her cherished memories carry her through decades of turmoil, during a rapidly changing time in American history? And in the end, can she trust God for a miracle? The Waiting is an unforgettable true story of faith that triumphs, forgiveness that sets us free, and love that never forgets.

©2014 Cathy LaGrow (P)2014 Oasis Audio

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Must read

A beautiful story, perfectly written and narrated. I could not put the book down and the author allows you to go through the emotions of the main character, so get the tissues ready. A truly remarkable story, that proves you should never lose hope or give up.

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  • John alexander
  • 03-10-19

Captivating and fantastic

Enjoyed every second of this audiobook!!! I felt a part of it and dreaded being done listening.

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  • Carolyn S. Bube
  • 20-05-19

Amazing Book!!

I was so hooked! I couldn’t stop listening! So heartbreaking and then so uplifting and inspiring!!! Wish I had the opportunity to meet all the people I feel like I actually know. Loved this book so much!!!

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  • rwt
  • 01-04-19

Wonderful Story

This is a wonderful true story of ashes turned to beauty. It is a reminder of what a true loss abortion is to a woman and her legacy.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-09-18

excellent read

This book was well written and captivating from start to finish. Truly depicted the heart of the characters of the book.

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  • Jennifer O'Cain
  • 16-10-17

Loved it!

I Loved this story! Written very well and easy to listen to and follow along!

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  • khay
  • 10-09-17

Heartfelt love

What a beautiful story of unwavering love and faith. It made me laugh and cry.

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  • Amy
  • 13-08-17

A must listen/read

This book far exceeded my expectations. I truly wished it would never end. An amazing true story that is a huge testimony to God's grace and how much He loves his children and has a plan for each one. You won't regret this purchase.

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  • Delane
  • 12-03-17

The Waiting

Loved the story and narration. Very moving and inspirational. So glad they shared the story.

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  • 11-11-16

awesome story!

this was an amazing story! of love, loss, and of reunification. it is funny, sad, and all around amazing!

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  • Mary Barlow
  • 22-11-15

Truly a beautiful story!

This was such a wonderful book! It's heart breaking but spirit building! One women's hard work, faith, and incredible love for her family! The cover picture captured my attention and I loved listening to it all the way through. My own gpa was adopted in 1929. Makes me think of the sacrifices his own birth mother made for him;)