Local author H.J. Eggers is featured in the new "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People".
Eggers' story is about the six-week power outage in April 2008 and how the community of Juneau worked together to find ways to conserve power. It contains a surprise at the end.
The story, "Staying Warm in the Dark," appears on page 228 of the new book, which contains 101 stories about people managing economic and other crises.
"Chicken Soup for the Soul" has over 200 titles and has sold 112 million copies since it started in 1993. Submissions can be made to "Chicken Soup for the Soul" by going online to www.chickensoup.com and following the "submit your story" link.
The book is available at Hearthside for $14.95.