Melissas Gift Olin Dodson

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Melissas Gift  by  Olin Dodson

Melissas Gift by Olin Dodson
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In August, 1990, a solitary, unmarried man received a phone call from a stranger who informed him that he was the father of an eleven-year-old child who wanted to meet him. The girl’s name was Melissa. She lived with her mother, a housekeeper, in aMoreIn August, 1990, a solitary, unmarried man received a phone call from a stranger who informed him that he was the father of an eleven-year-old child who wanted to meet him. The girl’s name was Melissa. She lived with her mother, a housekeeper, in a small town in western Costa Rica. Melissa had the incurable disease known as cystic fibrosis.

Thus begins Melissa’s Gift, Olin Dodson’s account of his extraordinary relationship with his daughter. Written with elegance, beauty and power, Melissa’s Gift is an unforgettable story and a deeply moving reading experience. “Tender, potent and beautifully written … I loved this story.” Joan Schweighardt, author of Gudrun’s Tapestry “A thrilling, thought-provoking roller-coaster ride.” Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, co-author of The Power of TwoAbout the AuthorOlin Dodson is a licensed psychotherapist, a contract consultant for the State of New Mexico and Founder and Executive Director of the Melissa Project, a non-profit corporation assisting Cystic Fibrosis treatment in Costa Rica.

He holds graduate degrees from San Francisco Theological Seminary (Theological Studies) and Sonoma State University (Psychology). He recently returned from his 15th trip to Central America. He has been active with cystic fibrosis communities in the United States and Costa Rica since 1991 when he organized the Cystic Fibrosis Nutrition Project for Costa Rican children.



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