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The Vow: The True Story Behind the Movie Paperback – Feb 1 2012
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About the Author
Kim Carpenter has two children and live in Farmington, New Mexico, where Kim is deputy CEO for San Juan County.
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Kim Carpenter's wife, Krickitt, was not expected to survive massive head injuries sustained from a head on collision with a truck. Miraculously and against all odds, she did survive. Her faith in God, along with the unrelenting adoration and help of her husband and family (and of course all of the doctors!) helped pull Krickitt back into a functioning world. Unfortunately, Krickitt lost all memory of her brief marriage, engagement and courtship with her husband. Kim held on steadfast to his marriage vows and never, never gave up, despite the unsurmounting odds of their marriage ever surviving such tragedies.
It is so humbling to read of their devout faith in God, which pulled them both through some incredible life challenges, if not providing miracles in their lives, time and time again. Kim's heartfelt love for Krickitt comes through strongly and I do so admire his integrity, his devotion and the love he has for his wife. This story is a huge testament to the power and bond of love and marriage. I do believe that many men in his position would have walked out and not stood by Krickitt's side.
The Carpenters renewed their wedding vows for a second time, as Kim had to woo Krickitt all over again, as she had no memory of her husband at all. Their lives will no longer be what it was before the accident and Krickett is not the same person she was before, as is Kim. Both have grown and both have a deeper commitment and love for one another.
Living a nightmare in every conceivable way, the Carpenter's faith in God gave them the strength and will to persevere.Read more ›
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this story is unbelievable. the young beautiful leggy wife has lost her memory and has no memory of her life.so many flaws, so many questions. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Paul Bradley
This book was too unbelievable, even though it is based on a true event. I couldn't be bothered to finish it. Read morePublished on May 23 2014 by Heidy Black
So much better than the movie. The movie removed the best and essential part of the story -- Christianity. I cried throughout the entire book. Read morePublished on May 14 2013 by Yaomeju
A very thought invoking movie. It shows what true love is an it is true not some fictional movie. Would recommend this book to anyonePublished on July 6 2012 by jo-jo
A newlywed myself, I bought this as an "airplane book" after seeing the Carpenter's story on "Today" and "Dateline. Read morePublished on Jan. 31 2001
I purchased this book for my wife after seeing the Carpenter's story on NBC's "Dateline". It is a touching story of how one man will go to regain his wife back. Read morePublished on Oct. 23 2000 by Water Monkey
If ever you've faced an overwhelming challenge, or think you've lost hope, this is the book for you. Read morePublished on Aug. 17 2000
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