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336 pages, 2018

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Charity: water is one of the fastest-growing nonprofit organizations in America. After a decade of drinking, drugs, and partying as a New York City nightclub promoter, Scott Harrison helped to raise more than $400 million to provide clean water to people in more than 40 countries. 

Charity: water began after Harrison found himself asking himself what the exact opposite of his life would look like. He left New York and traveled to West Africa for 16 months on a hospital ship to discover his true calling.

The Power of Transformation

In Thirst, Scott Harrison shares his personal journey from a life of excess and self-indulgence to one of purpose and fulfillment. He shows us that it's never too late to change our lives and make a positive impact on the world.

The Importance of Clean Water

Harrison's book Thirst highlights the global water crisis and the importance of clean water. He encourages us to look into the issue and understand how we can contribute to solving this problem.

The Role of Non-Profit Organizations

Thirst gives us a glimpse into the world of non-profit organizations. Scott Harrison's work with charity: water demonstrates how these organizations can make a significant difference in the world. It's a great book to check if you're interested in social entrepreneurship.

The Value of Transparency and Trust

In Thirst, Harrison emphasizes the importance of transparency and trust in charitable work. He shows how these values helped his organization, charity: water, to gain support and make a real difference. It's a lesson we can all learn from.

The Impact of Individual Actions

Scott Harrison's Thirst is a testament to the power of individual actions. His journey from a nightclub promoter to the founder of a successful charity shows that each of us has the potential to make a positive impact. It's a book that inspires us to take action and make a difference.

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Scott Harrison's story is a testament to the power of determination and the will to make a difference. 'Thirst' is a hope-filled book about finding your purpose in life and pursuing it against all odds. From the many unbelievable stories Harrison shares from the field, to the moments when charity: water’s survival was in question, this book will inspire you to believe that you are more than the obstacles life has put in your path, and the world is more generous than it often seems.

Bill GatesBill Gates - Microsoft Co-Founder

'Thirst' is a captivating narrative that shares the extraordinary journey of Scott Harrison from a life of self-indulgence to one devoted to bringing clean water to millions. It's a story that will inspire you to believe in the power of change and the possibility of redemption.

Arianna HuffingtonArianna Huffington - Huffington Post Co-Founder

Scott Harrison's inspiring story in 'Thirst' is a testament to the power of hope, belief and the will to improve the lives of others. This book will motivate you to see the potential for profound change within yourself and the world around you.

Tony RobbinsTony Robbins - Motivational Speaker

'Thirst' is a powerful book that takes you on an incredible journey of transformation. Scott Harrison's story shows that anyone can change their path and make a real difference in the world.

Richard BransonRichard Branson - Virgin Group Founder

In 'Thirst', Scott Harrison shares his unique story with vulnerability and honesty. This book is a testament to the power of resilience and the human capacity to create change, no matter the circumstances.

Brene BrownBrene Brown - Research Professor
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