Risa Bejarano almost beats the odds. Abused by her stepfather, separated from her siblings at 9, a veteran of 10 foster-care placements by 18, she excels in high school and enters college. Lacking family and financial support and battling addiction, she suffers a serious breakdown and leaves the university. She rallies, enters a community college and finds a job, but her story ends on a tragic note.
Northwest Media Inc.
1-892194-84-8 / 9781892194848