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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- Julia Preston national immigration correspondent for The New York Times.
- Rosemary Jenks director of government relations, NumbersUSA.
- Angela Kelley vice president for immigration policy and advocacy, Center for American Progress.
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