A Family Torn Apart: Three sisters and a dark secret that threatens to separate them for ever

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A Family Torn Apart: Three sisters and a dark secret that threatens to separate them for ever

A Family Torn Apart: Three sisters and a dark secret that threatens to separate them for ever

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The drama is a focus point towards the end and I wanted more time with the girls as they neared the end of their stay with Cathy - the story moved towards the adults. Angie, 6, and her sister, Polly, 4, are utterly distraught when they arrive at Cathy’s house, having been taken from their home by social workers, after their older half-sister, Ashleigh, accuses their father of raping her. In my opinion, they should have questioned the teenager and her boyfriend way more in depth early on and months of separation for the other two kids could have been avoided.

This case took place during the coronovirus pandemic, and the guidelines about social distancing and mask wearing made a considerable impact for the workers and children involved. In my teens I began writing short stories, articles, a few radio plays, and entering writing competitions. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.Some things are unforgivable I felt sorry for Selina and Tim because of a kid who didn’t like discipline and decides it’s ok to make up lie after lie Disgusting lies.

There is a familiar and comforting feeling that is in complete contrast to the horrors experienced by the looked after children. It was the first time reading one of Cathy's, and I found her writing style to be somewhat simple, which in turn made it difficult to follow. It's making me not want to continue with the book, especially as the last few stories have felt lacklustre and like she's running out of content. But since I already had the book I thought I’d give it a shot, and to my surprise it was readable, realistic and interesting.This memoir toys with the readers emotions as they try to find the truth within this family's chaos. Her fostering memoirs tell the stories of some of the children who came in to her care, many of whom had suffered abuse.

She is able to perfectly capture and balance the perspectives of herself as the foster carer, her children, the foster children, and the foster children's families. I also hope it doesn���t spark any readers to doubt allegations a child makes because there is a lack of evidence. Glass has worked as a foster career for more than 20 years, during which time she has fostered more than 50 children.

Angie, aged 5, and her sister Polly, aged 4, were utterly distraught when they were removed from home by social workers and brought to live with me. I found the story heartbreaking and horrendous as always but the writing style felt different and there wasn't as much detail about the children or the situation which is usually included. Ashleigh is now living in a children’s residential home where she will be prepared for semi-independent living when she comes out of care at eighteen. Large references to Covid/restrictions which in parts took over the story of the sisters etc however it didn't ruin the story for me. It's hard to give a Cathy glass book anything but 5 stars but as other reviews have said this book feels different then her other ones.

That is absolutely horrifying and the mother in this book did not deserve to get her youngest children back after abandoning her oldest.I ended the book feeling heartbroken for what this family went through and I appreciate that this is a true story and a really family that was impacted by lies.

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