Dumpster Doll: The Early Years
Michelle Mays was born into an abusive family in the Midwest. As she and her siblings cling to survival, the balance of family ties is weighed against alcoholism, drug abuse, abandonment, and despair. Hope dawns in the form of foster care, only to be deferred by multiple placements and a system not equipped to support the children it's meant to protect.
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I work in a Superior Court and have seen the parents of these types of cases in countless court hearings but reading the descriptive recounting of Michelle and her siblings real life situations of abuse and neglect just breaks my heart.
I finished the book a few minutes ago and immediately googled “Dumpster Doll: Adoles ...more