The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care

The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care

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In 1973 Marcia Lowry, a young civil liberties attorney, filed a controversial class-action suit that would come to be known as Wilder, which challenged New York City’s operation of its foster-care system. Lowry’s contention was that the system failed the children it was meant to help because it placed them according to creed and convenience, not according to need. The plaintiff was thirteen-year-old Shirley Wilder, an abused runaway whose childhood had been shaped… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (March 23, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 496 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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