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Lee Fitts (February 2019 Release)
You can’t stop rooting for Lee Fitts. They say he had such potential. Then after that morning, he became mostly a survivor, traumatized by a horror that took so many innocent lives. As he tries to live on, his limitations make him what forgiveness, compassion and honesty are all about. But he soon learns, he is in a world where one so clearly guided by these traits is easy prey. A woman sharing an important link to that morning commits herself to Lee’s recovery…
Felling Big Trees (2017)
Felling Big Trees is the story of disgraced Congressman Fran Stewart as he turns to the American heartland to find redemption in the eyes of his daughter and the woman who taught him to hope again…
“WhyHunger is proud of our life-long friend Rich Garon on his newest endeavor as an author. We first got to know Rich when he served on the staff of former Congressman Ben Gilman (R-NY) during the efforts to create the Presidential Commission on World Hunger set up by President Jimmy Carter. Our relationship with him grew when he became chief-of-staff to Mr. Gilman, who at the time was a WhyHunger board member. Rich’s passion for fighting hunger and poverty goes beyond his professional life. It is a deeply personal commitment to help people in need.” Noreen Springstead, WhyHunger, Executive Director
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