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Beyond Caring

Beyond Caring

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  • ISBN-13: 9781685621193
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When young Billy and his mother encounter Mr. Simmons in the waiting room of a veterinary clinic, they uncover a disheartening misunderstanding. Mr. Simmons, an elderly man unable to read, believed he was awaiting an appointment with a doctor for humans, not a pet doctor. The medical symbol on the building had misled him.Moved by Mr. Simmons' plight, Billy is determined to help in a way that goes beyond merely directing him to the correct physician. With his mother - a compassionate school teacher - by his side, Billy sets into motion an extraordinary chain of events. The pair not only help Mr. Simmons learn to read but, buoyed by their success, go on to establish an adult education center.Beyond Caring is a heartwarming tale of empathy, community, and the transformative power of education. In its conclusion, the story casts Billy and his mother as modern-day Good Samaritans, figures who extend help beyond the immediate need, giving others the tools they need to thrive.
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