The Unbreakable Child

The Unbreakable Child

by Kim Michele Richardson, Dara Brown (Read by)

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Overview

The Unbreakable Child, a story about forgiving the unforgivable, is a riveting journey inside the secretive underbelly of the St. Thomas/St. Vincent Orphan Asylum in rural Kentucky. It is the first book in the United States to confront the institutionalized physical and emotional abuse suffered by countless orphans at the hands of Catholic clergy over these last decades. It also documents the historic United States lawsuit and first-ever settlement paid by Roman Catholic nuns in the United States as recompense for decades of brutal institutional abuse of the author, her sisters, and 42 other children.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781511361934
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication date: 01/19/2016
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kim Michele Richardson resides in the rolling hills of Kentucky. She is an advocate and ear for child abuse victims, a Habitat for Humanity volunteer and a contributing writer for The Huffington Post.

What People are Saying About This

Alanna Nash

A harrowing, but beautifully crafted saga of one woman's courageous fight against evil, and her victory over the greatest titan in history—the Catholic church. This is a book that will haunt you. (Alanna Nash, author, The Colonel)

David Clohessy

This is a gripping account not just of horrific betrayal but also of heroic recovery. (David Clohessy, Director of SNAP, People Magazine's 25 Most Intriguing People 2003)

Jenna Glatzer

The most powerful story I've read in a long time. You'll feel [the author's] pain and her triumph, and be reminded that the human spirit is resilient beyond all reason. This book will change you. (Jenna Glatzer, author, Celine Dion: For Keeps )

Greg Barrett

Not so much a tragic tale as it is a testament to the resilience of human nature and the fighting spirit residing somewhere in each of us. (Greg Barrett, veteran journalist and author, The Gospel of Father Joe )

Jason Berry

The Unbreakable Child is an act of courage, a book that insists on the primacy of justice, no matter how long the delay. Kim Michele Richardson, an author determined to give traumatic memories a rightful meaning, is one indestructible woman. (Jason Berry, author, Vows of Silence )

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