Same kind of different as me

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A dangerous, homeless drifter who grew up picking cotton in virtual slavery.An upscale art dealer accustomed to the worldof Armani and Chanel.A gutsy woman with a stubborn dream.A story so incredible no novelist would dare dream it.  It begins outside a burning plantation hut in Louisiana. . . and an East Texas honky-tonk . . .and, without a doubt, in the heart of God. It unfolds in a Hollywood hacienda . . . an upscale New York gallery . . . a downtown dumpster. . . a Texas ranch. Gritty with pain and betrayal and brutality, it also shines with an unexpected, life-changing love. This incredible retelling now includes an interview with the authors and a reader’s guide that is perfect for individual or group study. The most inspirational and emotionally gripping story of faith, fortitude, and friendship I have ever read. A powerful example of the healing, restorative power of forgiveness and the transformational, life changing power of unconditional love.—Mark Clayman, Executive Producer forthe Academy Award–nominatedThe Pursuit of Happyness Denver Moore and Ron Hall’s story is one thatmoved me to tears. The friendship that formsbetween these two men at a time when both were ingreat need is an inspiration to all of us to be morecompassionate to everyone we come in contact with. This is truly a wonderful book!—Mrs. Barbara Bush


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subject_facet African Americans -- Texas -- Fort Worth -- Biography, Art dealers -- Texas -- Fort Worth -- Biography, Downloadable audio, Fort Worth (Tex.) -- Biography, Friendship -- Case studies, Hall, Deborah, -- -2000, Hall, Ron, -- 1945-, Homeless men -- Texas -- Fort Worth -- Biography, Indentured servants -- Louisiana -- Red River Parish -- Biography, Moore, Denver, Streaming audio, Whites -- Texas -- Fort Worth -- Biography
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title Same kind of different as me
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title_full Same kind of different as me / Ron Hall & Denver Moore ; with Lynn Vincent, Same kind of different as me / Ron Hall and Denver Moore ; [with Lynn Vincent]
title_short Same kind of different as me
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