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New arrivals. Switch to the audiobook. You'll love Ellie Laks and the animals she rescued--and who rescued her back.
As Ellie teaches the volunteers to care for the animals, they learn a new language of healing that works wonders on the humans as well. The Gentle Barn weaves together the story of how the Barn came to be what it is today with Ellie's own journey. Filled with heartwarming animal stories and inspiring recoveries, The Gentle Barn is a feel-good account that will delight animal lovers and memoir readers alike. In , Ellie founded The Gentle Barn, an animal sanctuary that rescues and rehabilitates severely abused and neglected farm animals.
Once the animals are healthy, they help Ellie heal at-risk inner-city and special-needs children.
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