A novel about Vivian, a young Irish girl sent by rail from a New York City tenement to Minnesota in the early 1900s. She was one of thousands of abandoned children sent to live with rural families for a better life. But not all ended up in loving homes.
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- James Fyfe professor of criminal justice at Temple University, and former lieutenant with the New York City Police Department
- Laura Murphy director of the ACLU Washington legislative office
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