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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

    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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    Great book

    This is the best book I've read in a long time.

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    Retired

    Absolutely wonderful book!

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    The invisible thread

    Quick read Great inspiring story

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    Must Read!

    I couldn't put this book down! So heart warming, yet so tragic. Will recommend!!!

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