Damaged Themes

Cathy Glass
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Challenge

No one reading "Damaged" would have any doubt that Cathy Glass and her three teenaged children took on quite a challenge when Jodie, a seven-year-old foster child, moved into their house. The two young girls were greeted with kicks and the teenage boy was accused of staring at her and ordered to get out of the house. Jodie soiled herself to get her way. She told Cathy that she was there to cook and clean for her. She screamed during the middle of the night with hallucinations and nightmares and that all occurred just the first night that she was there.

Although Cathy Glass had been in the foster care system for twenty years, caring for young Jodie was the biggest challenge that Cathy had ever faced. Jodie was so damaged that it was next to impossible to reach her. With good reason, Jodie didn't trust adults and...

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