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Spelling I-D-E-N-T-I-T-Y

An energetic and organized person somewhere has proba­bly spelled out the nearly infi­nite ways children can spend the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day: sledding, ice skating, play­ing with favorite toys, taunting broth­ers and sisters.

Somewhere, toward the end of the list, would be this:

“Trying to find healing and hope in a restrictive residential treatment program for children who, with rare exception, have experi­enced severe abuse and neglect.” Continue reading