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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.
There are so many in need in the world and K. Bratt reminds us that we are each other' makes you realize. that we are each other's caretakers. Read morePublished 6 days ago by peggy ackerman
A bit repetitious, but most certainly brought to light the plight of these little orphans of China. My heart broke as did Kay Bratt's, as she described the conditions and almost... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Diane Bowtell
After reading and loving Kay Bratt's Scavanger's Daughters series, felt I needed to read how this all started for her. Read morePublished 22 days ago by D. Sharp
I read the sample of this book and thought it was going to be a good read upon buying the book and getting through the first quarter I was bored as it seemed to be just her diary... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Steve Kennedy
Enjoyed this book as I could relate to places after visiting China. Seeing children's reactions after visiting a school and the many street people makes you understand the... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Ali Z
This is a must read for anyone contemplating international adoption or those who have already done so. It is also an eye opener for the rest of us. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Chris Cennedy
What a courageous, strong woman! Her work is so inspiring and her story is so honest, detailed and sincere. The world needs this book!Published 1 month ago by Vivien Gonzales
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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Melinda