"Ordinary People, Extraordinary Deeds: A Memoir of a World Citizen Diplomat by Lois Ann Nicolai is the third installment of her memoirs. It deals with global sociocultural issues and is best suited to the general adult reading audience. We discover how World Citizen Diplomats became a fully-fledged non-profit organization, and the author takes us through several of the incredible peace-making missions that different teams undertook across the world. From arranging meetings between former Soviet and American civilians to staying with host families in Russia, the incredible citizen activism of this New Jersey group is fully celebrated in all its glory. Lois Ann Nicolai writes with a clear passion and pride about her involvement in World Citizen Diplomats, and rightly so when you consider the wealth of incredible work that is evidenced here in this charming and uplifting memoir. It’s truly wonderful to read a book that is all about doing good and about kind people in the world who genuinely seek peace with one another. Nicolai has patience in her writing which speaks of a gentle soul and makes it feel as though a dear friend is telling you about their life, career, and passions in an engaging style. I often found myself relaxing whilst engrossed in this moving account of citizen activism and peace-making at its best, and I would not hesitate to recommend Ordinary People, Extraordinary Deeds to anyone seeking true life stories which are deeply inspiring and heart-warming."
Review Rating: 5 Stars
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