One day, Stacey’s counselor told me it could take three to five years to pull her through the grieving process.
My reaction was, “God save me!” When at wit’s end, HE was my only hope. I learned to use all the subtle hints HE provided to answer my current questions. More
Early in her grieving, Stacey acted out her anger. Most children can’t express pain in words, so they demonstrate it. I learned that from my grief counselor and her.
Stacey shared her suffering with us in the following manner. She scratched, tripped, and irritated her new family. In rage, she challenged my discipline and requirements for self-control.
Many times, I thought, “Helen Keller” instead of Stacey because the girl’s bitterness and anguish blinded her to an out reached hand. She grabbed the appendage clawing it. She appeared as a trapped, wild animal. Her grief appeared that deep!
That is how Stacey’s aunt described the INITIAL YEARS AFTER she inherited the young relative due to her parents’ deaths.
WOULD HER AUNT SALVAGE THE 10 YEAR OLD GIRL’S LIFE? Curious? Read the book.
This book is the true life memoirs of a child (Stacey) that lost two sets of parents before landing in her aunt's home at age ten. It is an uplifting tale of how she survived losing one parent to cancer, suicide, immaturity, and other causes. It is full of minor miracles and inspirational ideas. Through this joint effort book, Stacey’s aunt encouraged her to express her past in order to help other grieving and disrupted children.