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The One-in-a-Million Boy review Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB ï The story of your life never starts at the beginning Don't they teach you anything at schoolSo says 104 year old Ona to the 11 year old boy who's been sent to help her out every Saturday morning As he refills the bird feeders and tidies the garden shed Ona tells him abouThe story of your life never starts at the beginning Don't they teach you anything at schoolSo says 104 year old Ona to the 11 year old boy who's been sent to help her out every Saturday morning As he refills the bird feeders and tidies the ga. We never know his name but we come to know almost immediately the fate of the eleven year old boy who has a thing for world records and for counting and making lists and collecting things by 10 Is he just uirky or anxious or obsessive compulsive or lonely Maybe a little of all of these but what we know for sure he's smart and perceptive and has a special capacity for understanding as he connects with the lonely 104 year old Ona Vitkus who he helps each week as he works toward his Boy Scout badges Throughout the book we come to know just how much the boy gives to Ona mostly it's the gift of friendship but it's also the ability to come to terms with her past and her future Telling the boy her story for a school project she also somehow finds her native language Lithuanian even though she has been in the US for 100 years The interview the amazing interview tells us a little about the boy's life as well his parents are divorced he's bullied and has no friends except of course Ona Vitkus The story is also about grief regret forgiveness This is somewhat sentimental and sweet and sad but I loved every word It's also uplifting and a story I probably won't forget soon largely because of the boy and Ona two characters that it took me all of a minute to fall in love with I can't make a list of complaints because there is only one I wanted to know his name

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Rden shed Ona tells him about her long life from first love to second chances Soon she's confessing secrets she has kept hidden for decadesOne Saturday the boy doesn't show up Ona starts to think he's not so special after all but then his fath. It's sad it's amusing it's uplifting and the writing is beautiful This is the most unlikely of relationships 104 year old Ona Vitkus and an 11 year old boy but it's a joy to see it unfold and watch how the story develops because of this relationship Their friendship impacts on all those who know them and just be sure to keep the tissues handyThank you to Goodreads for this first reads giveaway

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The One in a Million BoyEr arrives on her doorstep determined to finish his son's good deed The boy's mother is not so far behind Ona is set to discover that the world can surprise us at any age and that sometimes sharing a loss is the only way to find ourselves agai. 45 stars I just loved this book So heartwarming funny sad you will feel it all Ona Vitkus a 104 yr old Lithuanian immigrant and the most unlikely friends she made just make this an awesome read