On October 27, 1915, a newborn baby girl was abandoned at a Catholic orphanage in New York City. Never adopted, at the age of 13, she was sent out West on an Orphan Train, where she was placed out as a housekeeper and farm laborer. Unwanted and unloved, she fought to survive in a lonely, abusive environment. How did she survive?
Lost Child: A tale of Abandonment, Rejection and Survival