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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. To which building was Denver invited to attend a ceremony to honor Deborah?
2. What did Deborah do, despite the doctor's opinion?
3. For what did Denver pray all night?
4. How did Mr. Ballantine arrive at the mission?
5. What was the turning point in the relationship between Denver, Deborah and Ron?
Essay Topic 1
When Denver was a boy, a fire broke out that killed Big Mama and Cousin Chook. Shortly thereafter, Denver's father, BB, was stabbed to death, and Uncle James died a short time later.
Part 1. Explain how so much loss at a young age impacted Denver as a grown man. What fears and insecurities did he have as a result?
Part 2. How do you think Denver's life might have been different if Big Mama had survived the fire?
Part 3. Deborah's death was especially hard on Denver. What did Denver wonder about God when Deborah was taken away from him?
Essay Topic 2
After Denver escaped the plantation on a freight train, he wandered for several years before ending up homeless on the streets of Fort Worth and eventually arriving at the Union Gospel Mission.
Part 1. Explain the "hobo code of honor" and how Denver ended up with a car because of it. For what purpose did Denver use the car?
Part 2. Under what conditions did Denver finally accept a bed at the mission?
Part 3. Explain what and where The Lot was. What did the mission volunteers do there?
Essay Topic 3
When Denver first arrived at the mission, he kept to himself and was considered a loner. Still, Deborah Hall sought him out.
Part 1. Describe how Deborah first approached Denver and how Denver felt about her.
Part 2. Explain the dream Deborah had and why she thought Denver might be the man from her dream.
Part 3. Explain how Deborah's influence led Denver to become more active in the mission. In what types of activities did Denver become involved?
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