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Replacement Child

by Judy L. Mandel

Judy L. Mandel was born into a family crippled by grief. But it would be years before she would discover the shocking circumstances of their loss. 'Replacement Child' tells the true story of a horrifying accident: A plane crashes into a family's home, leaving one daughter severely burned and another dead. The death of the child leaves a hole in the family that threatens to tear it apart. In an attempt to fill the painful gap, the parents give birth to a replacement child. " In this powerful story of love and lies, family and hope, Judy L. Mandel tells the story of being the child brought into the world to provide a salve for the burns. " As a child, she unwittingly rides the deep and hidden currents of her family's grief-until her discovery of this family secret, years later, changes her life forever, forcing her to confront the complex layers of her relationships with her father, mother, and sister.

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