Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage by Kay BrattSilent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage by Kay Bratt

Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese Orphanage

byKay Bratt

Paperback | November 15, 2011

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In 2003, Kay Bratt's life changed dramatically. A wife and mother of two girls in South Carolina, Bratt relocated her family to rural China to support her husband as he took on a new management position for his American employer. Seeking a way to fill her days and overcome the isolation she experienced upon arriving in a foreign country, Bratt began volunteering at the local orphanage. Within months, her simple desire to make use of her time transformed into a heroic crusade to improve the living conditions and minimize the unnecessary deaths of Chinese orphans.&nbsp Silent Tears traces the emotional hurdles and daily frustrations faced by Ms. Bratt as she tried to change the social conditions for these marginalized children. The memoir vividly illustrates how she was able to pull from reservoirs of inner strength to pursue her mission day after day, leaving the reader with the resounding message that everyone really can make a difference.
Kay Bratt grew up in the Midwest as the child of a broken home and later, a survivor of abuse. Facing these obstacles in her own life instilled in Kay a passionate drive to fight for those that had been dealt an unfair hand. Upon arriving in China on an expatriate assignment with her husband in 2003, she was immediately drawn to the ca...
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Title:Silent Tears: A Journey of Hope in a Chinese OrphanageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.91 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:054774496X

ISBN - 13:9780547744964

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