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Hope's Boy by Andrew Bridge
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Feb 18, 10

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Read in February, 2010

What a truly valuable, praiseworthy memoir.

Loved the title. The story is impressively detailed and passionately written. The attention Andy dedicates to recalling the people coloring his memory stand out. The love he held out for his mother and her return I as well admire and respect. So of course their meeting (Andy & Hope in the final chapter) moved me to tears. But what is most moving... and outstanding, is the way Andy opens his memoir; arms raised, palms flat, facing outward...surrendering a credible advocate for children in foster care.

A humbling memoir of extraordinary integrity and reliability.
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