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Home to the Mountains: A Fawn for Christmas William Delia

Home to the Mountains: A Fawn for Christmas

William Delia

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Home to the Mountains tells the story of Rafford Brown, a man haunted by the accidental death of his four year-old daughter. Seeking refuge in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, he meets a remarkable widow and her family. There, to hisMoreHome to the Mountains tells the story of Rafford Brown, a man haunted by the accidental death of his four year-old daughter. Seeking refuge in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, he meets a remarkable widow and her family. There, to his surprise, Rafford finds a second chance at life- a life he was sure had passed him by.In the midst of the wonder of an Adirondack Mountain winter, with the help of a rare winter fawn, together they discover what it means to be a family and to come Home to the Mountains.Excerpt from Chapter 20: The Adirondacks saved me. One day in sheer desperation, I packed my camping gear, drove to Old Forge, put my canoe in the water and paddled away. I didn’t know where I was going, or what I was going to do, but I was determined to find some answers in the mountains. If not, I was ready use the pistol that I carried in my backpack to put an end to my misery. I was running away but, thank God, I ran to the one place that had always been a touchstone for me- the one place where I felt I really belonged.I know it sounds trite, but the mountains became my sanctuary.