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Retarded Girl Raised in Dog Pen: Authorities Say Girl Witness to Murder

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A Spellbinding Murder Mystery That Offers a Sympathetic Look At the Struggles Faced By Individuals with Disabilities Baby is every adoptive parent's nightmare-blind, paralyzed from the waist down, unable to speak, and diagnosed with developmental and intellectual disabilities. For the first 10 years of her life she is raised outside in a dog pen by a cruel adoptive father, ...more
Paperback, 262 pages
Published March 13th 2014 by Sartoris Literary Group
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LORI CASWELL
Apr 05, 2014 LORI CASWELL rated it really liked it
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Baby is every adoptive parent’s nightmare—blind, paralyzed from the waist down, unable to speak, and diagnosed with developmental and intellectual disabilities. For the first 10 years of her life she is raised outside in a dog pen by a cruel adoptive father, a Mississippi deputy sheriff who values his bird dogs more than his daughter.

Retarded Girl Raised in Dog Pen is the story of Baby’s placement in a Mississippi mental institution for individuals with profound retardation after the brutal murd
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Sandra Stiles
Apr 13, 2014 Sandra Stiles rated it it was amazing
I received a copy of this book as a gift in exchange for my honest review.



One thing that captured my eye from the beginning was the Headline type title. This read like something from the newspaper. The book starts with a young couple in the hospital waiting for their new baby. They decide to adopt the child even though they are told the child is born blind, will never walk or talk and may be mentally disabled. They name her Baby because they believe she will always be that way. From the very be
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Vanessa
Apr 14, 2014 Vanessa rated it it was amazing
I know the title will be kind of hard to deal with for some people but I strongly encourage you to look past it. It's kind of like not judging a book by it's cover. The story itself is phenomenal and completely intriguing. I was hooked from the very beginning and the story held my attention the whole time.

The summary says similar to One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and I have to agree. I just recently read One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and this book shows the inner workings of the facility in
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Courtney
Dec 23, 2014 Courtney rated it really liked it

The title of this novel is a bit off-putting and really didn’t make me interested in reading it. I had to rely on the synopsis for that, and it did pique my interest.

This book was pretty easy to get through. There was a lot going on, so I never really wanted to stop reading.

It was heart breaking and uplifting all at the same time. It really shows how strong a bond can be between a mother and her child, no matter the cost.

Even though there are heart-warming moments, there were also cringe-wort
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Peggy
Jan 20, 2016 Peggy rated it liked it
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I finished this book, it's been on my list. I guess the title caught my attention. Here's the thing - I enjoyed the story, I wanted to know what happened in the end, but I don't recommend it. The writing isn't awful or anything - it never really distracted me from the story. But the logic wasn't so good and that was distracting. I'm fine with a little poetic license; I enjoyed the part about the late-night horse ride. I didn't believe it could really happen, but I thought it added nicely to the ...more
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