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Abandonment

When Maya was just one-year old, she and her five-year-old brother were sent away by their parents to live with their paternal grandmother, Annie Henderson. As Maya matured, she had no memory of her mother. Initially she curious about her mother but was happy to being cared for by her kind-hearted grandmother. Her brother, Bailey, Jr., was five when he was sent away. He did remember his mother and suffered the hurt of abandonment. He felt he’d been cheated out of a normal life with his mother and father.

Bailey’s anger and resentment over his unfortunate circumstance eventually transferred over to Maya although she never felt the same depth of hurt that Bailey suffered. But Bailey was able to enlighten Maya as to how their life wasn’t normal without their parents. When her mother sent Christmas or birthday gifts, they would often tear them up...

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