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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.
Such a well written accounting of things that I never realized were allowed to happen in a civilized country. Kudos to those who tried to help those forgotten children.Published 2 days ago by Cass
This is a very interesting book. I liked reading about her experience of moving far away from home and learning to live and cope in a completely different culture. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Melinda
I give it four stars because the end linda pulled the rug under me. I heard the whispersync version and was surprised to see it end. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Jennifer Brouwer / R. Pichardo
This is a real eye opener to the atrocities that go on to the Chinese children . A real heart wrenching introduction to a reality that can't be ignored.Published 25 days ago by m ichael jackson
Amazing journey for the author and for those of us wishing we could or helped at that time. Glad to know things are so improved!Published 28 days ago by A. Andrews
After reading this book, it was very obvious one of our children's orphanage's was like this one. Gave us a greater understanding of many of his behaviors. So glad we bought it.Published 1 month ago by Lisa Denson
This isn't always pleasant 'happy' reading. However, it shows the love and compassion some people have for the Forgotten Ones in China. Read morePublished 1 month ago by JOYCE B OWINGS
I have loved the author's books in the past. The steps to adopt a child in China were quite interesting. Found the book focused too much on the author's emotions and thoughts. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Penny
as I kept getting completely turned off by the poor writing and the author's firmly entrenched superiority complex. Read morePublished 1 month ago by lizajj