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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 by Cathy LaGrow tagged in Christian Books & Bibles > Christian Living > Inspirational.

The Waiting is rated 4.9 out of 5.0 from 693 reviews.

The Waiting

The True Story of a Lost Child, a Lifetime of Longing, and a Miracle for a Mother Who Never Gave Up

Author: Cathy LaGrow with Cindy Coloma
Print Length: 345 pages
Publisher: Tyndale Momentum
Publication Date: February 2, 2015
Tagged in: Christian Books & Bibles > Christian Living > Family

About The Waiting

Now with a new afterword! A five star–reviewed, unforgettable story that bestselling author Homer Hickam calls “one of the most eloquent, moving, irresistible true stories” he’s ever read. The Waiting will touch your heart and make you believe in love’s enduring legacy, as well as the power of prayer.

In 1928, 16-year-old Minka was on a picnic in the woods when she was assaulted and raped. And suddenly this innocent farm girl—who still thought the stork brought babies—was pregnant. The story that follows has been almost a hundred years in the making. After a lifetime of separation, Minka whispered an impossible prayer for the first time: Lord, I’d like to see Betty Jane before I die. What happened next was a miracle. Written by Cathy LaGrow (Minka’s granddaughter), The Waiting brings three generations of this most unusual family together over the course of a century in a story of faith that triumphs, forgiveness that sets us free, and love that never forgets.

About the Author

Cathy LaGrow’s writing endeavors include her blog, Windows and Paper Walls; a story for Chicken Soup for the Soul titled “A Good Mother”; and a weekly column for All the Church Ladies on a website created by journalist Karen Spears Zacharias.

In 2006, just after the birth of her first baby, Cathy and her family learned the secret her grandmother Minka Disbrow had been carrying for almost eighty years—that at age seventeen, she’d given up a baby for adoption. Cathy’s mother is Minka’s second child, born nearly eighteen years later. Cathy began working on The Waiting in early 2012. It will be published on May 6, 2014 by Tyndale Momentum.

Cathy has been married to her high school sweetheart, Dan, for almost twenty-five years. She is a licensed, nonpracticing US Customs broker and a piano teacher. She lives in Oregon, where she’s often found in the kitchen baking or curled up in a chair reading. An avid runner, she sometimes runs literal circles around her two small boys at the neighborhood park. She is fascinated by nearly everything.
Bio and photo from Goodreads. 

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