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A Phoenix Rising: Defining the Moments

3.4  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
While other children played with toys, watched TV, and spent memorable time with friends and family, a little boy struggled to survive. This unforgettable memoir chronicles how one child's spirit refused to die, even at the hands of relentless abuse. It is a story of triumph and survival, and the value of one's strength of spirit. \n
Paperback, 286 pages
Published September 11th 2007 by Nash Publications Llc
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Mel Raschke
A compelling book that is his true story. I marveled that he became so successful and positive considering the odds were stacked against him by a sick aunt. There is a special place in hell for this woman..
Sep 12, 2008 Lisa rated it it was ok
What is up with these crazy foster parents???? Why are so many of them abusive and conniving?? I guess there is a large majority of abusive adults in the world, and children, whether biological or not, are easy targets..... I dunno. Sad, sad story.
Mar 23, 2010 Barbara rated it liked it
It is listed as a true story and it probably is ... but I had some doubts about it. It is sad to know that children are abused and mistreated every day in our own country and yes our own town!
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