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The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic

The Lives They Left Behind: Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic

“The Lives They Left Behind is a deeply moving testament to the human side of mental illness, and of the narrow margin which so often separates the sane from the mad.  It is a remarkable portrait, too, of the life of a psychiatric asylum--the sort of community in which, for better and for worse, hundreds of thousands of people lived out their lives. Darby Penney and Peter Stastny...

Disabled Parents: Dispelling the Myths (National Childbirth Trust Guide)

Disabled Parents: Dispelling the Myths (National Childbirth Trust Guide)

In this book, disabled parents share their experiences of the issues surrounding their decision to have and raise children. It is a candid account of positive and negative aspects of the subject and details the obstacles many of these parents face and overcome - disapproval from others, dealing with physical restriction and, above all, society's inability to recognize the role of disabled...

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and A Fifty-Year Search

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and A Fifty-Year Search

When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea, Co. Limerick, to be looked after as a `fallen woman' and at the age of three her baby was whisked away and `sold' to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising `Never to Seek to Know' what the Church did with him, she never saw him again. She would spend...

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