Ask Me Why I Hurt: The Kids Nobody Wants and the Doctor Who Heals Them

Ask Me Why I Hurt: The Kids Nobody Wants and the Doctor Who Heals Them

by Randy Christensen M.D.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307719010
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 04/12/2011
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 375,470
Product dimensions: 5.36(w) x 7.82(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

RANDY CHRISTENSEN, M.D., is a staff physician at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Since 2000, he has been the medical director of Crews’n Healthmobile, a mobile medical clinic that provides primary and comprehensive medical care to homeless children. Dr. Christensen has been the recipient of several awards for his work, including the CNN Heroes award and People Magazine’s “Heroes Among Us.” He lives in Phoenix with his wife, Amy, also a pediatrician, and their three children.

RENE DENFELD is the author of three books, including the international bestseller The New Victorians (1995) and has written for The New York Times Magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Oregonian. A passionate advocate for the adoption of foster children, she lives in Portland, Oregon, with her three children, all adopted from foster care.

Table of Contents

1 Crisis 1

2 MoeurPark 31

3 Tell Me 45

4 Mary's Journey 53

5 Donald 69

6 The Heart of Dixie 105

7 Too Soon 123

8 Roulette 145

9 Angie 161

10 Nicole 181

11 UMOM 209

12 Starfish 23l

13 Sugar 247

14 Beginnings 259

For More Information and How to Help 267

Acknowledgments 269

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"Refreshingly free of moralistic lectures about the collective failure of the American health-care system, Christensen's book is a wry, sincere story that makes the need for change inescapably obvious." —-Kirkus

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