Author: Vila Gingerich. “He who has not seen Bucharest, nor ridden upon a white horse, knows not what is beautiful in this world.” – Romanian Proverb. When Christian Service International sent them to Romania as humanitarian workers, Lee and Vila Gingerich expected a positive experience, but they never guessed how much Romania would teach them. Through this collection of over seventy short stories, let Romania steal your heart like it did theirs as those lessons are shared with the reader. Paperback; 263 pages.