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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Martha Shirk; Gary J Stangler
|Description:||x, 326 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.|
|Contents:||On their own in a world of unknowns --
A tale of three brothers : Jermaine, Jeffrey and Lamar Williams, Brooklyn, New York --
"I know that I'm not alone" : Holly Moffett, Boston, Massachusetts --
"All my life, I had prayed for a family" : Alfonso Torres, Pembroke Pines, Florida --
"I never want to sleep on the street" : Raquel Tolston, San Francisco, California --
"If I'd been tougher" : Casey-Jack Kitos, Lawrence, Kansas --
"I was tired of living that life" : Monica Romero, San Antonio, Texas --
Mentally retarded, mentally ill, and on his own : Reggie Kelsey, Des Moines, Iowa --
"There is life after abuse" : Giselle John, Brooklyn, New York --
What we must do.
|Responsibility:||Martha Shirk & Gary Stangler ; with a foreword by Jimmy Carter.|
"On Their Own is a must-read account... for all Americans who care about children." President Jimmy Carter"