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Out of the Darkness

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From the author of Beyond The Bougainvillea
Even in the darkest hours he sought the light of love.
That he survived was a miracle. That he found happiness, a victory.
Meet Marty, a young boy born into a brutal family environment where not even a shred of dignity, hope and kindness can take root. Child protective services were a thing of the future in the 1950’s, and so there
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ebook, 133 pages
Published August 30th 2012 by BelleBooks, Inc.
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Mirella
Feb 16, 2016 Mirella rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Out of the Darkness is a heart-wrenching tale of a young boy named Marty in 1950's America. This child was born into unfathomable and cruel abuse at the hands of his family. Only one man, a teacher named Joe, showed him any shred of kindness. And Marty came to love Joe with all his heart. Because of his own act of violence against his abuser, Marty is brought to an institution for the feeble minded. There, abuse runs rampant and there is no escaping the cruelty at the hands of those whose job it ...more
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