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ORPHANAGES By Roger Kiser
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This is a reprint of "Orphan A true story of abandonment, abuse and redemption" by Roger Dean Kiser, a contributing author to the Chicken Soup for the Soul Book series.
FRECKLES and DIRT ROADS Surviving Orphanage Life By B. G. Gunter
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In the midst of the great depression, three young boys are placed in a Midwestern orphanage after their mother's death. They are immediately thrust into a deeply-entrenched and well-organized culture... More > of violence, intimidation, fear, and total domination by the older boys. Freckles and Dirt Roads is the story of Billy, the middle of these boys, of those who abused him physically and psychologically, and of others whose love and friendship helped him ultimately to assume a more normal place in society. This is a story of a boy's survival as he gradually emerges from a life of misery and despair to one offering hope and promise. This book records the memories of twelve years of this culture through Billy's eyes. It examines the impact of loss of family at an early age, violence and its perpetuation, the destruction of a system of near-slavery, and, through common suffering, the creation of a sense of family among the younger boys.< Less
FRECKLES and DIRT ROADS Surviving Orphanage Life By B. G. Gunter
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In the midst of the great depression, three young boys are placed in a Midwestern orphanage after their mother's death. They are immediately thrust into a deeply-entrenched and well-organized culture... More > of violence, intimidation, fear, and total domination by the older boys. Freckles and Dirt Roads is the story of Billy, the middle of these boys, of those who abused him physically and psychologically, and of others whose love and friendship helped him ultimately to assume a more normal place in society. This is a story of a boy's survival as he gradually emerges from a life of misery and despair to one offering hope and promise. This book records the memories of twelve years of this culture through Billy's eyes. It examines the impact of loss of family at an early age, violence and its perpetuation, the destruction of a system of near-slavery, and, through common suffering, the creation of a sense of family among the younger boys.< Less
The Child of Events!(complete version) By Teymur Roshdi
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'The Child of Events' is a novel describing the story of an unwanted baby boy born in the period of WWI,rejected by his mother,left in an orphanage , he grew up during a civil war , suffering... More > terrible deprivation and abuses.He is witnessing the atrocities which occur in a chaotic surrounding.After being adopted by a caring family and living a marvellous life for two years,he dreams about finding his biological family and his true identity.But disappointed by his family , all his hopes and dreams are vanished.At twelve years old he is a disillusioned teenager , pushed forth by unexpected events , with an unknown future...< Less
When Those In Power Don't Care By Roger Kiser
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FIGHTING GOLIATH WAS ONLY ONE-THIRD THE BATTLE. There are many reasons to stand up for what is right. But sometimes doing the right thing might be left untouched and hopefully the difference between... More > right and wrong will be lost in the annals of time. Then of course there are those whose conscience will not turn over and play dead; not so much because of themselves but because of the innocent children who will follow them in the future. I will state upfront that there was one Florida State official who did care and that individual was Florida Attorney General, Pam Bondi.< Less
THE WHOLE DAMN SYSTEM IS BROKEN By Roger Kiser
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The horrors children go through living in a orpahanage in America. The experiences of never having been loved or held lasts a life time and is carried on into other's lives as they venture out into... More > the real world.< Less
THE LARRY EUGENE PETERSON STORY II By Larry Peterson
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Newspaper article: Orphans' Home Runaway Lives 2 Weeks in Foxhole An 11-year old runaway from the Iowa Solders' Orphans' Home, Davenport, was found by Rock Island police Sunday sleeping in his... More > "foxhole" home behind a billboard near Third avenue and Eighteenth street. The boy, Larry Peterson, who ran away from the home two weeks ago, told authorities he was "big enough to get along by himself." He said he did "odd jobs" around Rock Island and at night crawled into his home--a hole hollowed in the ground behind the billboard. When it became chilly he pulled a few boards over the top of the hole. Ragged and barefoot, the boy was returned to the home for orphans in Davenport.< Less
THE LARRY EUGENE PETERSON STORY II By Larry Peterson
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Newspaper article: Orphans' Home Runaway Lives 2 Weeks in Foxhole An 11-year old runaway from the Iowa Solders' Orphans' Home, Davenport, was found by Rock Island police Sunday sleeping in his... More > "foxhole" home behind a billboard near Third avenue and Eighteenth street. The boy, Larry Peterson, who ran away from the home two weeks ago, told authorities he was "big enough to get along by himself." He said he did "odd jobs" around Rock Island and at night crawled into his home--a hole hollowed in the ground behind the billboard. When it became chilly he pulled a few boards over the top of the hole. Ragged and barefoot, the boy was returned to the home for orphans in Davenport.< Less
LOOK WHAT YOU DID TO ME By Roger Kiser
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The abusive childhood stories Roger Dean Kiser, contributing author to many Chicken Soup for the Soul Books
LOOK WHAT YOU DID TO ME By Roger Kiser
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The abusive childhood stories Roger Dean Kiser, contributing author to many Chicken Soup for the Soul Books