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An Invisible Thread tells of the life-long friendship between a busy sales executive and a disadvantaged young boy, and how both of their lives were changed by what began as one small gesture of kindness.

When Laura Schroff brushed by a young panhandler on a New York City corner one rainy afternoon, something made her stop and turn back. She took the boy to lunch at the McDonald’s across the street that day. And she continued to go back, again and again for the next four years until both their lives had changed dramatically. Nearly thirty years later, that young boy, Maurice, is married and has his own family. Now he works to change the lives of disadvantaged kids, just like the boy he used to be.
     An Invisible Thread is the true story of the bond between a harried sales executive and an eleven-year-old boy who seemed destined for a life of poverty. It is the heartwarming story of a friendship that has spanned three decades and brought meaning to an over-scheduled professional and hope to a hungry and desperate boy living on the streets.

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An Invisible Thread
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an invisible thread
April 30th, 2015
I really enjoyed it, nice to read a true story with such a good message. There were some good messages to learn from all the happenings and how Maurice did not fall into the problems of his family.
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Must Read!
October 10th, 2014
I couldn't put this book down! So heart warming, yet so tragic. Will recommend!!!
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The invisible thread
June 22nd, 2014
Quick read Great inspiring story
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January 24th, 2014
This was a very heart warming story, especially since it is based on fact. How many of us walk by nameless faces and take no pass of them. Ever wonder what might happen if you actually took the time to stop and give that person a few moments. Read this book and find out!!!
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Great book
January 6th, 2014
This is the best book I've read in a long time.
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Wonderful Story- so glad it is true!
August 19th, 2013
A truly remarkable story. An inspiring story that makes you realize the importance of acceptance and unconditional love. It shows the strength of character in both Maurice and Laurie. Allowing each other into their lives took courage and trust in the human spirit.
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August 6th, 2013
Absolutely wonderful book!
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March 14th, 2013
A truly remarkable and uplifting story of humanity. One person Can make a difference in the world. Wonderful and inspiring reading.
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