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Invisible Kids: Marcus Fiesel's Legacy: One Short Life, One Terrible Death and 12 Things YOU Can Do to Improve the Lives of Foster Children

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The real story on foster care and real solutions for making it better. When Marcus Fiesel's story of torture, abandonment, and a slow, agonizing death came to light, it was not exactly news to Holly Schlaack. She was an insider in the foster care system and Marcus's horrible experience was just an extreme example of how she knew the system could fail. Happily, Holly had al ...more
Paperback, 201 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by Advocacy Publishing
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864cw
Mar 08, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Great quote by Holly Schlaack: Parenting well is a task we struggle with in our own families everyday. Did we really think the government would parent these vulnerable children with any success? The reality is that answers don't exist in the system. They exist in EACH of us. The beauty of our diversity is that we all excel at something. We all have something to offer the world and to these children who need us. We can't all do everything but we can all do SOMETHING.
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Apr 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
Hard to read the first half. A great insider look into foster care. Ends with hope. A must read to understand about the lost children in our cities!
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I have known since I was little that I wanted to be a Foster parent. This book is defiantly a something all aspiring foster parents should read.
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Jan 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Great book! Very touching! Highly recommend this book and not just because Holly is my friend! Holly truly is an amazing person and is a great author and advocate for children!
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