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The Climb

(Love Grows In Honest Places #1)

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I knew it would be bad…

…but I didn’t think my family would abandon me.

I don't understand my foster parents any more. How can they promise to love everyone at church but choose to hate me because I'm different?

The social worker told me to keep my chin up, but I don’t know if I’m headed for the streets or the orphanage on the other side of town. Wherever I go, I won’t let th
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Kindle Edition, 391 pages
Published November 2018 by Purple Spekter™ Press (first published November 27th 2016)
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Chris Eldridge
Jan 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Climb is an amazing book. As a straight guy with many gay friends, I thought I knew how difficult it was for them all to come out. This book helps paint a very vivid picture for the friends and family who need help understanding the difficulties that many people in the LGBT community are going through. In addition, this book serves as a great tool for those who are still waiting to come out, or are too afraid.

Reading the climb has changed my already very supportive perspective of the LGBT co
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Jun 23, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Buckle up...this one is a long ride.

Skyler sure was dealt a challenging childhood. Faced with the death of his mom and an abusive (physical & mental) foster care home number 1 & 2. Believing nothing good lasts, Skyler finds himself transplanted to foster care home number 3, where for the first time since living with his mother, he's accepted and loved. He knows this is too good to be true. He struggles with the change of his new environment; perhaps Skyler was brainwashed to believe he
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