Throughout her 35 years of practicing law—most of it in the field of family law—Susan Hais has received quite a collection of cards and letters. “I have gotten lots of feedback from people throughout the years,” she says. “I have a special drawer in my desk where I place that letter or thank-you card, so I can always remember why I keep doing it.”
Story: An infant boy, shipwrecked in the early 20th century with his parents off the west coast of Africa, is left alone after the boy’s parents are killed by a leopard. A nurturing gorilla named Kala, whose own infant is carried off by the same leopard, finds the boy and takes care of him as her own child.
Story: Young Oliver Twist survives on gruel and grit at a London orphanage workhouse in the mid-19th century. When he’s sold by overbearing beadle Mr. Bumble to the undertaker Mr. Sowerberry, Oliver is forced to sleep in a casket. After he gets into a fight with Sowerberry’s apprentice, he escapes into the streets of London.
Christopher Kerckhoff, Brian Ungles, Scott Larson
Marcia and Joe Ambrose
Tom and Kathy Reeves
Andrea and Rick Flynn
Faith Maddy, Peter Neidorff, Kathy Reeves
Anne and Jim McLaren, Maureen and Phil Roth, Peggy and Kevin Lorenz
Bobby and Lenora Trawick, Crystal and John Beuerlein
Laura White, Barry Cervantes, Rev. Sheila Bouie-Sledge
Jo Curran, Jeff Raines
Renee Sigmund, Michael Llewellyn
George Irwin, Margy Beggs, Jim Krull
Nancy and John Russo
Richard and Cynthia Etzkorn
Laura Bush, John and Crystal Beuerlein
Tim and Jamie Boyer, Sara and Nathan Arunski
Ken and Mary Bower
Tara Ernst, Shelby Ringdahl, Brenda Suhan
Katy and Caleb Ashworth
Joan and Roger Ball, Sally and John Key
Lily Seymour, Jessica Lloyd, Parker McMillan
Story: Louise Seger, a single mother with two young children, becomes an instant fan of rising young country singer Patsy Cline when she hears the latter perform on The Arthur Godfrey Talent Show on CBS in 1957.