Kris Jones is just fourteen when her mother suffers a stroke and slips into a coma from which she never fully recovers. A few years later, Krisas mom dies. The burden then falls on the shoulders of Krisas older sister to take care of the family, but the effort does not succeed. The family breaks apart, and amid the turmoil Kris must cope with attending a dangerous high school, longing to return to her Catholic school and the safety it provided. When Krisas grandma dies as well, Kris has no choice but to move in with her father. Though her instincts warn against the move, she has no idea that sheas about to become a victim of child molestation. She soon finds herself in a foster home, and her father finds himself in prison. Despite battles with alcohol, drugs, and the legal system, Kris finds the will to keep chasing her dreams. She works and struggles, showing true courage when she comes out of the closet and starts living as openly gay. Today, she is free.I had my own privacy, I didna#39;t have to walk around wondering if this or that person was talking about me. I was able to sleep stress free. After I got situated in my room I was told that the cafAc was close for the summer and I would have to fin for anbsp;...
|Title||:||How Do I Escape When I’m Trapped in My Own Mind?|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2011-07-12|