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Calcaterra, Regina

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Regina Calcaterra's autobiography, Etched in Sand, is the story of how Regina and her siblings survived childhood despite an abusive mother and a dysfunctional child protection system. The stories from the author's past tell how she and her siblings broke free from the abuse to become successful, productive adults with happy lives of their own. The book's main themes are the failures of the child protection system, coming of age, and overcoming the odds to lead a fulfilled life.

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