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Gentle Ben

03/30/2013 children  28 comments

 

Who wouldn’t love to read a story of a boy and his pet especially when the pet is a full grow male brown bear? Mark loves gentle Ben, and is trying to save him from his cruel master Fog Benson. Marks father gives him a chance and buys Ben for him. He learns the responsibility of feeding a hungry bear. Mark works on his fathers fishing boat during the salmon run, off the coast of Alaska to pay for the fish Ben eats. The family’s bad luck starts when Fog is hurt by Ben and the town gives Mark an ultimatum, turn Ben loose in the wild or they will shoot him. The story follows their family through these trials showing their faith and fortitude believing a better day would come.

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