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Choosing Hope - Moving Forward from Life's Darkest Hours

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

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"[S]tirring...a bold, inspiring and ultimately hopeful book." --Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post and author of the New York Times bestseller Thrive Kaitlin Roig-Debellis is the first-grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School who saved her entire class of fifteen six- and-seven-year-olds from the tragic events that took place on December 14, 2012, by piling them into a single-occupancy bathroom within her classroom, mere feet from the brutal and indiscriminate massacre taking place outside the door. Since then, despite the unimaginably painful experiences she endured, she has chosen to share her experience with others, in the hope that they too can find light in dark moments. Choosing Hope is a lot of things. A written witness to a tragedy that will never be forgotten. A gripping firsthand testament to the power of good over the power of destruction. An inspirational memoir by a brave young woman whose story is one of courage, heroism, faith, and resilience. And a celebration of all the people who make the choice to pass along their hope and positivity to young ones-parents, mentors, and especially teachers. There is no moving on, but there is always moving forward. And how we move forward is a choice. "[M]oving" -Wally Lamb, New York Times bestselling author of We Are Water and She's Come Undone "[B]rave" -Karen Armstrong, New York Times bestselling author of Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life and The History of God "Although now I have witnessed the worst of mankind, instead of feeling bitter or regretful I have chosen to embrace gratitude. I believe in the power of kindness, the influence of educators and mentors, faith and God, and most of all I believe in humanity. Bad things happen to all of us, things that test us and impact us and change us, but it is not those moments that define us. It is how we choose to react to them that does." -Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Robin Gaby Fisher

Length:

5h 18m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:50


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:21


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

00:12


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:22


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:05


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:11


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

00:17


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:45


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:38


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:50


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:27


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:09


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:56


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:09


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:42


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

00:16


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:10


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:07


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:03


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:19


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:29


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:15


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

00:18


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:26


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:55


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:46


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:57


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:50


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:50


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:26


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:24


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:47


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:08


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:44


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:25


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:31


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:17


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:03


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:44


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

00:23


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:51


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:44


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:50


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:14


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:33


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:10


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:52


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:45


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:01


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

03:28


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

00:14


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

07:09


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:32


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

06:43


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

00:13


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:57


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

07:03


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:43


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:36


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:30


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:26


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

08:37


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:12


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

00:57