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From the Publisher"Beautifully written and urgently important, this book is a must read for parents everywhere."
"An amazing book, warm and inspiring. You finish it not warned off by the Miniters' experience, but wanting to emulate it."
--The Washington Post
"Candid and remarkably hopeful."
"A primer for anyone who might want to be a foster parent, especially for a special-needs kid. It does not pull any punches but does pull on your heartstrings."
"If just one family reads this book and decides they would be willing to try with a child like Mike, it could literally save a child's life. This is an incredible story of amazing people."
--Marian Wright Edelman, President, The Children's Defense Fund
"Here is an unpretentious and unsentimental, wonderfully engaging account of American idealism as it was lived out, day by day, in a particular family--a story of what is possible when an aroused parental loving-kindness takes on a child's legacy of disorder and early sorrow."
--Dr. Robert Coles, Harvard Health Services, author of The Spiritual Life of Children
"An amazing book, warm and inspiring. You finish it not warned off by the Miniters' experience, but want-ing to emulate it."--The Washington Post