Vicki DeVico
Vicki DeVico asked:

Is this story based on a real person/situation? It's very compelling and feels so much like it must be about Pennhurst Asylum, in Pennsylvania.

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Claudia Staude It is fictional - however, the author did a great deal of research of the Asylum system and has a sister who is "specially abled" and deals with life on her own. I highly recommend reading her nonfiction work, "Riding the Bus with My Sister". It is delightful and it is how I found this author.
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