By Victoria Golden
William Walters used to be little greater than a child while his sister deposited him and his brother on an Orphan educate heading to locations unknown. Separated from his brother and passed over to a merciless New Mexico couple, William confronted a poor trial. via his energy and resilience, notwithstanding, his lifestyles turned a awesome adventure.
Whether he used to be escaping his abusers, leaping freights as a preteen in the course of the nice melancholy, infiltrating Japanese-held islands as a teenage Marine in the course of international warfare II, or dating the girl with whom he may eventually construct a loving domestic, William’s fabulous quest paralleled the tumult of the 20 th century—and personified the yank Dream.
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A Last Survivor of the Orphan Trains: A Memoir by Victoria Golden