By Dave Isay
In ALL THERE, StoryCorps founder Dave Isay stocks tales of affection and marriage from the innovative oral background venture, revealing the numerous and memorable trips that relationships can take.
In tales that hold us from the thrill and anticipation of courtship to the deep connection of lifelong dedication, we find that love is located within the so much unforeseen of places—a long island tollbooth, an army base in Iraq, an airport lounge—and study that the path it takes is as unpredictable as existence itself. because the storytellers during this booklet commence careers, construct houses, and lift households, we witness the life-affirming pleasure of partnership, the relaxation of shared sorrows, and profound gratitude within the face of loss.
those tales also are testomony to the heart’s awesome patience. In ALL there's we stumble upon love that survives discrimination, sickness, poverty, distance—even dying. within the braveness of people’s ardour we're reminded of the energy and resilience of the human spirit. This strong assortment bares witness to true love, in its many various types, enriching our realizing of that almost all magical feeling.
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