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Jaki and a Toothbrush - A Shoebox Story

Posted onNovember 19, 2017 | by: Seth Carter | 0 comments

A shoebox recipient’s account of how a simple gift made an eternal impact. I’ve never met my birth mother. People at the orphanage told me that she brought me there when I was a few months old. At the orphanage in Guatemala, the caretakers provided for our basic needs. They taught us, fed us, and clothed us, but their lim-ited resources meant that we ate a steady diet of rice and beans and wore whatever clothes were available, no matter what the size. I don’t remember us having any combs or brushes. We did have a toothbrush...Keep Reading