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The Deafening Sound of Silent Tears: The Remarkable Story of Caring for Life

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Caring For Life is a charity that began in a Baptist church in Leeds and for twenty years has provided vulnerable young adults with the stability they need to rebuild their broken lives. It has nationally unrivalled success rates in preventing re-offending (85 per cent) and in obtaining long-term settled accommodation (98 per cent). Its focus, as its name suggests, is not ...more
Paperback, 202 pages
Published June 5th 2013 by Canterbury Press (first published January 1st 2007)
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I honestly thought I wouldn't like this book. When I saw the back mentioned followeing the example of Jesus Christ, I though it was going to be a bit to religious for me. I'm no beliver in God but I do belive that what 'Caring for life' are doing is very admirable. I think the farm is a fantastic idea. And I'm appalled that becuase to live in the house you are required to work on the farm, the chairty is looked down upon. I don't know why the goverment don't look into more schemes like this. Thi ...more
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Juliet R. V. Barker (born 1958) is a British historian, specialising in the Middle Ages and literary biography. She is the author of a number of well-regarded works on the Brontës, William Wordsworth, and medieval tournaments. From 1983 to 1989 she was the curator and librarian of the Brontë Parsonage Museum.

Barker was educated at Bradford Girls' Grammar School and St Anne's College, Oxford, where
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