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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.
Wow, this novel was a real eye opener to how this are in China, I am surprised at how bad things are and how bad things are for children and babies that have been abandoned... Read morePublished 6 hours ago by The E Traveller
this book has so many facets. it brings out so many emotions reading it, that, it is almost difficult to relate to the author's experience in actually living it. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Lois McMahon
I chose a five star rating as I loved this book. I could not put it down once I had started it.Published 11 days ago by Gale
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 21 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by D. Sharp