Hally Child Abuse

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The parents that gave birth to me were both broken, possibly from varying degrees of child abuse or neglect by their parents, or because of their inappropriate choices over their lifetime. Regardless, today I can put their lives in perspective and attempt to learn and grow. First, in order to understand who I am, there needs to be an understanding of my parents. In brief, my mother, Hally, was placed in 14 different foster homes within a 15 year span. She had two siblings she never met. Her mother never married the fathers and was forced to give her children up for adoption. Since children were considered parent’s property in 1946, it was rare that a child was taken from their mother, but Hally was abused so severely that she was placed

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