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Resource ID: #17037
Subject: Children
Source: Texas Monthly
Date: Dec-00


"It was a modern day horror story: a little girl hidden away in rat-infested squalor for most of her life. When the authorities' took her away from her mother and grandmother, the nine-year-old had never been to school or played outside and could only make squeaking noises. Now dedicated social wokers, academics, and foster parents are trying to undo years of unimaginable neglect.

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