Angela asked Kim van Alkemade:

I could not put this book down. The book opened my curiosity to search other institutions at that time that experimented on children. I was shocked to see how common it was. Your book is very informative in a very good story kind of way. Just wanted to say thank you for the book. I was wondering if you were aware of Willowbrook in Staten Island?

Kim van Alkemade I'm so glad you enjoyed the book, Angela! I do know a bit about Willowbrook, though I[m sure there's lots I don't know. That's the challenge with historical fiction: at some point, the research has to end so the writing can begin!

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