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Streetkid: One Child's Desperate Fight for Survival ebook

by Judy Westwater


For my treasured family. My beloved children Jude, David, Carrie and Erin. When Mum ran off she took with her our identity cards and allowance books.

For my treasured family. and all my beautiful grandchildren. She must have thought that my father would see to it that Mary, Dora and I were fed and clothed but all he did when he realised he was saddled with us was ask our next door neighbour, Mrs Herring, to look in on us every so often and check we were okay.

But Judy survived and today has founded 7 children's centres in South Africa. John Peel first brought Judy's moving childhood story to light on ‘Home Truths’

But Judy survived and today has founded 7 children's centres in South Africa. John Peel first brought Judy's moving childhood story to light on ‘Home Truths’. Abducted by her psychotic spiritualist father and kept like a dog in the backyard, she went on to suffer at the brutal hands of nuns in a Manchester orphanage, before living wild on the streets. An incredible, heart-wrenching story of a child who refused to give u. fter a childhood lived in terror, in 1994 Judy was presented with an Unsung Heroes Award for her charity work with street children in South Africa.

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Street Kid' by Judy Westwater is one of the saddest child abuse genre books I've read yet (and I've read loads of this genre). Written by the brave victim, the true story of an absolutely horrific childhood

Street Kid' by Judy Westwater is one of the saddest child abuse genre books I've read yet (and I've read loads of this genre). Written by the brave victim, the true story of an absolutely horrific childhood. Very harrowing at times but compelling reading, I couldn't put this book down.

After being taken by her father to South Africa, Judy ran away to join the circus where she found her first taste of freedom and friendship – before her father tracked her down

After being taken by her father to South Africa, Judy ran away to join the circus where she found her first taste of freedom and friendship – before her father tracked her down. Weeks later Judy was alone again and living on the streets, too terrified to turn to her circus friends. For 9 months 12-year-old Judy made her home in a shed behind a bottle store before collapsing in a shop doorway from near-starvation. Finally, aged 17, Judy managed to pay her way back to England to find her mother and sisters.

John Peel first brought Judy's moving childhood story to light on ‘Home Truths’. After a tormented childhood, much of which she lived as a feral child, Judy Westwater was determined to make her life meaningful

John Peel first brought Judy's moving childhood story to light on ‘Home Truths’. Abducted by her psychotic spiritualist father and kept like a dog in the backyard. After a tormented childhood, much of which she lived as a feral child, Judy Westwater was determined to make her life meaningful. Over the past ten years, she has set up seven day centres for children in the violent townships of South Africa and lectured to many thousands across the UK to raise funds for her work. Her childhood story, was the subject of one of John Peel’s most moving interviews on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Home Truths’.

John Peel first brought Judy's moving childhood story to light on 'Home Truths'. An incredible, heart-wrenching story of a child who refused to give up. After a childhood lived in terror, in 1994 Judy was presented with an Unsung Heroes Award for her charity work with street children in South Africa

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Streetkid: One Child's Desperate Fight for Survival ebook
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Judy Westwater
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Harper/element (2006)
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288 pages
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