Author and speaker Lisa Harper is giving some of the proceeds from her latest book, The Sacrament of Happy, toward building a community vegetable garden in Haiti, from where she adopted her now-eight-year-old-daughter, Missy. “She’s like a flower that’s bloomed from cement,” Harper says. “I added a lot of love to it, but she is just a little survivor and once she tasted joy and love, it’s like she just shot up and hasn’t stopped growing since.”

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