Someone Has Led This Child to Believe // Regina Louise

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Jul 27
Someone Has Led This Child to Believe // Regina Louise

A memoir about growing up black in foster care, meeting the white woman who wanted to adopt her, and their struggle to become a family.

After years of jumping from one fleeting, often abusive home to the next, Louise meets a counselor named Jeanne Kerr. For the first time in her young life, Louise knows what it means to be seen, wanted, understood, and loved. After Kerr tries unsuccessfully to adopt Louise, the two are ripped apart—seemingly forever—and Louise continues her passage through the cold cinder-block landscape of a broken system, enduring solitary confinement, overmedication, and the actions of adults who seem

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