Did I Ever Thank You, Sister?
Publisher: Authors Republic
Date: September 2017
Duration: 4 hours 17 minutes
Sal Di Leo returned after 30 years to the Catholic orphanage outside Chicago that he and his siblings called home in 1963. This is the beginning of a journey of discovery and remembrance as Sal is forced to reconstruct his life as it really happened, including some of his most difficult years at Boys Town in Nebraska.
As an adult, Sal tried to rise above his turbulent past in an aggressive quest for power and money. Success soon led to failures. Eventually, a wise friend convinces Sal to go back to his roots and look for the good experiences and valuable lessons he learned as a nine-year-old orphan.
He discovers through this journey, there were many people along the way who helped him. He didn't get through it alone. He discovers gratitude.