The Foundling: Journey of a Street Child is a story about both tragedy and triumph. It shows how although life for a child might start off hard, cold and present obstacles seemingly insurmountable, good health and happiness can ultimately still be obtained. On a deeper level, it is an intimate look at some of the darkest times in the life of one abandoned and neglected child who turned to the streets for survival, to meet his basic human needs. Unlike most contemporary writings on this subject though, this incredible story not only makes clear the criminal activities and dysfunctional life styles bred in the belly of an urban underworld, it demonstrates how his street smarts and well honed survival skills took one boy, literally, from the park bench to Park Avenue. The Foundling is a fantastic story of how one child's commitment to live, by any means necessary, eventually led him to a very successful and fullfilled work and family life. This qualification can only be told by him since its based on his true life history: as a young boy running from an unfair, insensitive and callous foster care system; and teenager looking for love and acceptance in all the wrong places; to a young man finding true freedom and joy in life beyond his wildest imagination.Everyone knew how much of a pain in the ass Arthur was, provoking nearly everyone he came in contact with; however, the ... Joe shaved off all my hair with the clippers, and then used a straight razor to remove the nubs, in front of the entireanbsp;...
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