Nov 23, 2013
Christmas From Heaven w/ Book AND Christmas Ornament Gift Set Giveaway
Posted by Shauna Wheelwright at 11/23/2013
Author: Tom Brokaw
Release Date: October 2013
Publisher: Shadow Mountain
On Christmas Eve, 1948, American pilot, Gail Halvorsen (Hal), was delivering 20,000 pounds of flour to war-torn Germany in what was termed "Operation Vittles."
On this delivery his mind traveled "back six months to the day that had changed his life."
It was on that day that he saw a group of children...
He talked with them and marveled at their humble, grateful attitudes.
He offered them two sticks of gum and wished he had more to give.
An idea was formed...
Read this amazing book and find out how Hal became known as "the candy bomber."
A VERY TOUCHING ~ TRUE ~ STORY!
Included with the book is the DVD of Tom Brokaw telling this story at the Mormon Tabernacle Christmas concert in 2012...
This is NOT the DVD...but will give you an small idea of what it is like:
About the Author
Tom Brokaw is one of the giants of television journalism. Anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982 to 2004, he also holds the honor of being the only person to host each of NBC News’s major news programs: The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, and Meet the Press. He has won several awards, including a Peabody Award and seven Emmys. He is the author of The Greatest Generation and The Greatest Generation Speaks, among other books. He and his wife, Meredith, have three daughters and five grandchildren.