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Title:
Mama Maggie : the untold story of one woman's mission to love the forgotten children of Egypt's garbage slums
Author:
Makary, Marty, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Nashville, Tennessee : Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, [2015]

©2015
Physical Description:
viii, 247 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Summary:
Since 1997, Maggie Gobran and her organization Stephen's Children have been changing lives in Cairo's notorious zabala, or garbage slums. Her innovative, transformational work has garnered worldwide fame and multiple Nobel Prize nominations. This book chronicles Mama Maggie's surprising pilgrimage from privileged child to stylish businesswoman to college professor pondering God's call to change.
Language:
English
Contents:
An angel in the dark -- Two women in the street -- Choosing to care -- Beginnings -- Garbage people? -- The land beyond time -- Promotion -- Stephen's children -- I can! -- 3:00 a.m. -- Friends everywhere -- Metamorphosis -- "Interior fulfillment" -- The persistent Mr. Qiddees -- "The dead live better than we do" -- Slow going -- Pigs and politics -- The Mama Maggie cup -- The dark side and the light -- God's athletes -- The next generation -- Lives touching lives -- Real love -- Mama Maggie in action: stop! -- Small girls, big dreams -- Flames and forgiveness -- Simple work, with great love -- A note from Marty Makary: beginnings.
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ISBN:
9780718022037
Format :
Book

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