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Finding Chika: Mitch Albom Discovers the True Meaning of Family (Monday Moments ep. 199)

Mitch Albom and Chika

On this week’s Live Inspired Podcast Monday Moments segment, John O’Leary welcomes back bestselling author Mitch Albom to share about his new book Finding Chika.

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Today I am honored to welcome back international bestselling author Mitch Albom. Mitch shares the heartwarming + emotional story about a young girl who taught him the true meaning of family. This conversation will remind you the importance of family, regardless of how they’re made.

  • Chika was born into extreme poverty three days before the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
  • After being diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, Mitch and his wife Janine brought 5-year-old Chika to America in search of quality medical care.
  • Finding ChikaChika enjoyed playing hide-and-seek but it was an eloquent question that inspired the name of the book.
  • “We didn’t lose a child. We were given one.”
  • Proceeds from Finding Chika go to the Have Faith Haiti Orphanage. Learn more here.
  • Get Mitch’s new book Finding Chika here.

Mitch joined me for a full interview on Live Inspired Podcast ep. 81. He shared about his relationship with his beloved professor Morrie Schwartz and how that inspired him to write the bestselling memoir Tuesdays with Morrie. Listen here.


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