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The unbreakable child

Author: Kim Michele Richardson
Publisher: Lake Forest, Calif. : Behler Publications, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Abuse of children is always appalling and unforgivable. There's an added layer of disgrace to the crime when the perpetrators abuse not only children but their own authority and religious power. Such was the case with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth at the St. Thomas-St. Vincent Orphanage in rural Kentucky, where more than a dozen nuns, a resident priest, and several other male employees routinely abused the boys  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kim Michele Richardson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Michele Richardson
ISBN: 9781933016917 1933016914
OCLC Number: 642625010
Description: 202 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Kim Michele Richardson.

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Abuse of children is always appalling and unforgivable. There's an added layer of disgrace to the crime when the perpetrators abuse not only children but their own authority and religious power. Such was the case with the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth at the St. Thomas-St. Vincent Orphanage in rural Kentucky, where more than a dozen nuns, a resident priest, and several other male employees routinely abused the boys and girls in their care.

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Surviving abuse by Christian workers

by rebeccawillmangernon (WorldCat user published 2011-08-18) Very Good Permalink

Read this book...or buy this book...You won't be dissappointed. I met Kim before I read her book. Wish I had met her after I read it so I could shake her hand. How she survived years in an abusive orphanage run by Christian workers (nuns and priests) is unbelievable, and how she remains a Christian...
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Betrayal of Innocence

by ltshrout (WorldCat user published 2011-07-02) Excellent Permalink

Shocking account of child abuse, suffering, and torture.  A religious institution used its power and authority as a facade for cruelty and evil.  This memoir exposes the worst kind of spiritual hypocrisy; the physical and emotional pain, the deprivation of childhood innocence, etc. ...
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