Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage

Silent Tears A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage When her family relocated to rural China in Kay Bratt was thrust into a new world one where boys were considered valuable than girls and poverty and the one child policy had created an epidemic

  • Title: Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage
  • Author: Kay Bratt
  • ISBN: 9781438238166
  • Page: 466
  • Format: Paperback
  • When her family relocated to rural China in 2003, Kay Bratt was thrust into a new world, one where boys were considered valuable than girls and poverty and the one child policy had created an epidemic of abandoned infants As a volunteer at a local orphanage, Bratt witnessed conditions that were unfathomable to a middle class mother of two from South Carolina.Based onWhen her family relocated to rural China in 2003, Kay Bratt was thrust into a new world, one where boys were considered valuable than girls and poverty and the one child policy had created an epidemic of abandoned infants As a volunteer at a local orphanage, Bratt witnessed conditions that were unfathomable to a middle class mother of two from South Carolina.Based on Bratt s diary of her four years at the orphanage, Silent Tears offers a searing account of young lives rendered disposable In the face of an implacable system, Bratt found ways to work within and around the rules to make a better future for the children, whom she came to love The book offers no easy answers While often painful in its clear sightedness, Silent Tears balances the sadness and struggles of life in the orphanage with moments of joy, optimism, faith, and victory It is the story of hundreds of children and of one woman who never planned on becoming a hero but became one anyway.

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