A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive Essay | Student Essay

Dave Pelzer
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A Child Called It

Summary: Discusses David Pelzer's autobiographical text, " A child Called it." Explores the issue of child abuse.
Unfortunately, there are child everywhere who endure a form of abuse. Some experience emotional abuse, others experience physical abuse. Other children, like David Pelzer are subjected to both. David had to grow up in a family of two alcoholic parents. He was severely beaten and tortured by his mother and was neglected by his father. David had to spend his childhood in fear of his life. His story gives others hope that they too can experience an abusive childhood and live to tell about it.

David Pelzer grew up in the most inhumane conditions imaginable. Both his mother and father were alcoholics. David's father avoided their house as much as possible, leaving David to deal with the wrath of his mother. His mother was a mean drunk and subjected David to terrible punishments. David received these punishments for doing nothing more than being alive. David had...

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