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Kay Bratt is a child advocate and author of the books Train to Nowhere, Chasing China, The Bridge, A Thread Unbroken, and the acclaimed memoir of the years she spent working in Chinese orphanages, Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage. She has actively volunteered for several nonprofit organizations, including An Orphan’s Wish (AOW) and the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for abused and neglected children. In China, she was honored with the Pride of the City award for humanitarian work. After living in China for several years, Bratt now resides in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in South Carolina, with her husband, daughter, dog, and cat.
Thank you, Kay Bratt for your openness and honesty in sharing your story.
It will inspire anyone who reads it to give more of themselves and to realize that small things can truly make a difference in this sometimes harsh, cruel world.
Kay Bratt has written a book from her experiences as a volunteer in an orphanage in China.
A tear jerker for sure. Such a sad story of abuse, neglect and sorrow. The chipping away at the system is heart warming and makes the reader feel good about running to the... Read morePublished 9 hours ago by Linda Walker
Kay Bratt certainly has ministered to Christ by ministering to these precious "little ones". Read morePublished 2 days ago by Evelyn
This book brought to mind the orphanages in Romania. Our daughter went over there to help them develop a better concept in providing care to the children. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Larry E. Rittenberg
To me, the best part of this true life story is the reality, the humanity of the characters. No one is all good or all bad, not even the babies. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Sister M. Thomas More
This was an exceptional commentary on conditions existing in Orphanages in China. While sharing the story of one woman's experience she took you on a journey that was hard to... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Elizabeth M. Walker
so heart warming and so well written. A true treasure. I was thrilled to read this book and sad when it ended.Published 6 days ago by Kristie H
An interesting story that becomes somewaht tedious as it is done in the form of diary. There is an excess of personal information which has little to do with the children. Read morePublished 12 days ago by volney
I found this book of an orphanage in China very moving. It gave me a better look at the people in a land where life is difficult for everyone and especially those who were born... Read morePublished 16 days ago by L. Reynolds
A very heartfelt, sad. courageous, gut stabbing, soulful, hopeful story. Everyone should read this book. God Bless all the volunteers who give of their time and talents!Published 1 month ago by Jerry Walters