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February 1973

Carrying the Message

Road to surrender

Three years ago, my ten-year-old son was taken from me. The court gave his father custody after it was proved that I had a mental problem, a drinking problem, and a domestic problem (having just divorced husband number three). I thought they were the crazy ones and the witnesses had been paid to lie. What a cruel thing, to take a son away from such a loving, devoted mother! In all fairness, I know I tried to be a good mother. I just couldn't find out what was wrong with me.


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