It was in my fifty-third year of practicing law, and my eightieth year of life here on this earth, that I was to undertake an odyssey that would change my life forever. I was seated behind my mahogany monstrosity of a desk in my top-floor, corner office of an imposing building in the most prominent section of Boston. Of the aforementioned, I am the first Hamilton—Theodore J. Hamilton, to be accurate.

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What would you do to inherit a million dollars? Would you be willing to change your life? Red Stevens has died, and the older members of his family receive their millions with greedy anticipation. But a different fate awaits young Jason, whom Stevens, his great-uncle, believes may be the last vestige of hope in the family. For that reason, I am not making you an instant millionaire.

Young and old will take this timeless tale to heart. Jason Stephens inherits from his uncle after his death. His uncle gives him many gifts through the legacy This book is very good, but dry at some points.

There are several amazing lessons that can be learned from this book. I do believe that this is the one instance that the movie is better than the book though. Jim Stovall has been a national champion Olympic weightlifter, a successful investment broker and entrepreneur. He is Co-Founder and President of the Narrative Television Network, which makes movies and television accessible for our nation's 13 million blind and visually impaired people and their families.

NTN has grown to include over 1, cable systems and broadcast stations, reaching over 35 million homes in the United States, and NTN is shown in 11 foreign countries. Junior Chamber of Commerce. The Ultimate Gift. Jim Stovall. A Voice from the Past.

The Gift of Work. The Gift of Friends. The Gift of Family. The Gift of Laughter. The Gift of Dreams. The Gift of Giving. The Gift of Gratitude. The Gift of a Day. The Gift of Love. About the Author. In the Beginning.


The Ultimate Gift

Sajbel from a screenplay written by Cheryl McKay , which is based on the best selling novel by Jim Stovall , who cameos in the film. The film's DVD sales were quite high in relation to its theatrical receipts and it continues to be a success in DVD sales and on television. When his rich grandfather, Howard "Red" Stevens James Garner , dies, Jason Drew Fuller does not expect to inherit anything from his multi-billion-dollar estate. He strongly resents his grandfather because his father had died while working for him. There is an inheritance, in fact, but it comes with a condition: Jason must complete 12 separate assignments within a year in order to get it. Each assignment is centered around a "gift". Gifts of work, money, friends and learning are among the dozen that Jason must perform before he is eligible for the mysterious "Ultimate Gift" his grandfather's will has for him.


The Ultimate Gift: A Novel

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The Ultimate Gift Book - Jim Stovall

This is the story of Red Stevens, a self made man who realized, almost too late, the terrible mistake he had made. It is the story of Jason Stevens, as he makes a year long spiritual journey down a path that will lead to the incredible inheritance that his uncle has planned for him. And it is also our story, as we travel along with Jason, learning lessons in the most unexpected ways -- lessons that we can learn and apply every day, making "The Ultimate Gift" our own. Jason Stephens inherits from his uncle after his death.

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