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Kim and Krickitt Carpenter never expected their commitment to each other to be tested so early, when 2 months after their wedding, a car accident left Krickett with a traumatic head injury and in a coma. When she awoke several weeks later, her rehabilitation began, but Krickitt had no memory of her husband. The previous 18 months when they had met, fallen in love, and been married were completely erased. Kim and Krickitt had to start all over again with the stress of physical rehabilitation, mounting medical bills and amnesia against them.
In The Vow, the Carpenters share their story of how, against enormous odds, they stuck together, fell in love again, and kept the marriage vows they'd made to each other. They also share their Christian faith, and how it sustained them through their most difficult times. In this volume, you'll read about the true events that inspired the February 2012 movie starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum, and see personal photos from Kim and Krickitt.
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Vendor: B&H Books
Publication Date: 2012
The Vow: How a Forgotten Ancient Practice Can Transform Your Life - eBookEd GungorThomas Nelson / 2008 / ePub$6.99
When she finally awoke, she had no idea who Kim was. With no recollection of their relationship and while Krickitt experienced personality changes common to those who suffer head injuries, Kim realized the woman he had married essentially died in the accident.
And yet, against all odds, but through the common faith in Christ that sustained them, Kim and Krickitt fell in love all over again. Even though Kim stood by Krickitt through the darkest times a husband can ever imagine, he insists, “I’m no hero. I made a vow.”
Now available in trade paper with a new chapter and photo insert, The Vow is the true story that inspired the major motion picture of the same name starring Rachel McAdams (The Notebook), Channing Tatum (Dear John), Sam Neill (Jurassic Park), and Academy Award winner Jessica Lange.
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With Kim committed to his marriage vows and Krickitt maintaining faith she could again love a man she had apparently loved once, the couple began the long road to a rebuilt relationship, renewing their vows two years later.
CaroljoFarmington, MOAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5A True Love StoryFebruary 15, 2016CaroljoFarmington, MOAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Wow! A true love story! Krickitt Carpenter suffers head injuries in an accident ten weeks after her wedding to Kim. She no longer remembers him, their courtship or wedding. Kim sets out to win her heart again and they commit to honoring their wedding vows even though she doesn't remember them. The Carpenters give God all the praise for their life. This is a story of true commitment.
GodsgraceAuxvasse, MoAge: Over 65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5The VowMarch 17, 2015GodsgraceAuxvasse, MoAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Loved this so much with tissues close by. Am recommending this book for book club reading.
Donita BirkelandWilliston, NDAge: 55-65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5The VowFebruary 2, 2015Donita BirkelandWilliston, NDAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4The book was very good. I enjoyed reading it and the Faith and Love he showed was just great and inspiring. Anyone who reads this book I would not suggest seeing the movie. They are soooo different. It really made me angry that they would ruin this book and change the story so much.
saved by grace5 Stars Out Of 5outstandingJanuary 29, 2015saved by graceThis true story will be read! The pages will be turned and the words pondered. I bought it for my 16 year old Niece who by the grace of God has not chosen the streets. since this is a book I am sure it will be read by others down the road in the future...Good page turner!
Vick5 Stars Out Of 5The VowJanuary 16, 2015VickQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book was excellent, I really enjoyed it. It was a great inspiration & encouragement to keep the vows that we take on our wedding day no matter what.
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