For more than a decade, Kathy Harrison has sheltered a shifting cast of troubled youngsters - the offspring of prostitutes, addicts, abusers, and teenage parents who can't handle parenthood. What would motivate someone to give herself over to constant, largely uncompensated chaos? How does she manage her extraordinary blended family? Why would anyone voluntarily take on her job?
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(208mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Allen & Unwin
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Author Biography - Kathy Harrison
Kathy has been a foster parent for thirteen years, hosting almost a hundred children. In 1996 she and her husband Bruce were named Massachusetts Foster Parents on the Year, followed by the first Foster Family of the Month in 2002. Harrison is also a frequent public speaker. She lives near Northhampton, Massachusetts with her family - three biological sons, three adoptive daughters, and a constantly changing cast of foster children.