One Summer Day
Debra A. Garland
It was a time of pure chaos, a time when violence and fear rules. With civil war looming in the beautiful island of Ecuador, the Zapata’s, a small family of four, quietly planned their escape from all the destruction and their possible death from the war. Using their family’s small fishing boat, Havier and Maria Zapata with their parents braved the sea and its dangers and an uncertain future with hopes of their salvation—living in peace in a new land.