Chances for Changes

“You can always find something better than death” said the donkey to the rooster!

by Ruwen Rouhs

The Chapters

1. The Oracle Comes True

The Unexpected Present

2. Mother’s Last Gift
Adam’s New Identity

3. Getting past the Fear
Adam gets a real Friend

4. Big Boy, Timid Heart

5. …no one hears you screaming


The Ugly Duckling Phenomenon


6. Two Fathers, Two Real Fathers
A Rainbow Family

Life always changes and you have to pick the chances. Sometimes you are lucky and pick the right chance out of your guts feeling. Sometimes ransack your brains allover and then pick the wrong chance. “Chances for Changes” recounts a critical span in the life of Adam. The teen has left his broken home, following the advice of the donkey to the rooster in the famous tale of the Grimm Brothers The Bremen Town Musicians: “Hey now, Red-Head come away with us.” said the donkey, “We're going to Bremen. You can always find something better than death.”