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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.
It was a very slow, disjointed read. It started out with the story of a child who was left in a park but no ending for this child was ever given.Published 4 days ago by Kathy
What a powerful accounting of orphanages in China. I am truly flabbergasted that children, babies are treated so harshly by workers at these facilities. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Ana L. Alicea
I really enjoyed Ms. Bratt's account of her time volunteering in the Chinese orphanage. Before I finished the book I was ready to go over there and help. Read morePublished 16 days ago by calnevamom
I would recommend reading this book because it will open your eyes to what happens in these orphanages and how the government changes the rules to suit them.Published 26 days ago by Amazon Customer
I couldn't put it down and I was in tears many times as read about the lives of these children.I love how the author's journey though difficult was a positive one that... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer