1st Edition

Living Victims, Stolen Lives
Parents of Murdered Children Speak to America

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ISBN 9780895032300
Published June 15, 2002 by Routledge
124 Pages

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Book Description

"Living Victims, Stolen Lives: Parents of Murdered Children Speak to America" is a gripping and instructive sketch of the intense psychic pain, anger, and frustration experienced by parents of murdered children. Drawing on intimate interviews with parents enduring murdered-child grief and the insights of professionals counseling them, this unique book gives a deeply moving psychological, emotional, and spiritual portrait of people immersed in epic tragedy and loss.

Table of Contents

A Note of Dedication

 Foreword: A Word About Method



Introduction: Murder in America  Click To Read It Now!

PART I Voices of Parents of Murdered Children

 CHAPTER 1 Juanita Lopez
 CHAPTER 2 Jack and Yolanda Morales
 CHAPTER 3 Lupe Thexton
 CHAPTER 4 Gil Matinelli
 CHAPTER 5 Elly Rossi

PART II Toward Understanding and Healing
 CHAPTER 6 Nancy Ruhe-Munch
 CHAPTER 7 Pastor Ken Wilson and Mark Mogensen

PART III Reaching for Resolution
CHAPTER 8 Steps Toward Healing for Parents of Murdered Children
 and Other Survivors of Homicide

 APPENDIX I A Reflection on Teen Suicide

 APPENDIX II Groups Supporting Parents and Loved Ones of Murder Victims and Others Who Grieve



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