Jim Ziolkowski started the nonprofit organization buildOn to break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy in nations throughout the world. He lives in Stamford, Connecticut.
James S. Hirsch is a bestselling author who has written on race, sports, and the human drama behind topics ranging from the military to medicine. He lives in the Boston area.
"Jim Ziolkowski's rare commitment to children living in poverty in
the US and abroad is an inspiration to me. Walk in Their
Shoes tells his moving and unique story with heart, humility
and even a touch of humor. Perhaps more importantly, Jim's tenacity
in the face of many hardships and doubts offers an illuminating
example of the human capacity to transform faith into
action."--Cheryl Strayed "#1 New York Times bestselling author of
"Walk in Their Shoes is an inspiring tribute to the power of compassion and education: the keys to leading a meaningful life."--His Holiness the Dalai Lama