Monthly Archives: February 2016

Julie

Julie is seventeen years old — in some ways so young, and in some so tragically old.  Neglect and abuse do that to a child.  They stunt the child’s growth in the things that are vital for healthy living…nutritious food…education…life … Continue reading

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Joey

Eight-year-old Joey is autistic. I am not autistic, and I can have no real understanding of what it’s like to live in Joey’s mind.  But let’s imagine for a moment, you and I.  Through no fault of his own, Joey … Continue reading

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Lana

She had been abused a long time. You couldn’t tell from just a casual glance.  And a casual glance was about as close to Lana as you were going to get.  She was keeping her secret.  She was closed off.  … Continue reading

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