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Bringing Up Ziggy: Lessons from a Helping Hands Monkey Mom
A woman recounts an amusing, endearing, and sometimes heartbreaking tale of raising a Helping Hands monkey.
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published December 3rd 1999 by Renaissance Books
(first published December 1999)
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In 1989, Andrea Campbell, who had recently undergone extensive facial reconstruction surgery due to a tumor, decided to participate in a program called Helping Hands in which she and her family, husband Michael and sons Courtney and Jordan, would raise a capuchin monkey to be trained to help and provide companionship for a quadriplegic. Ziggy arrived when she was just five weeks old. From the challenges of feeding an infant monkey to the ultimate lessons about love, commitment, and sacrifice, An ...more