When a bitter mountain man cannot accept his twelve year old son s mental retardation, the boy wanders into the wilderness and finds in a stranger the father he has never had.
The Everlasting Hills When a bitter mountain man cannot accept his twelve year old son s mental retardation the boy wanders into the wilderness and finds in a stranger the father he has never had
The description man cannot accept son s mental retardation and Hunt s other books omg The Lottery Rose made me think that this might end up being a gratuitously depressing book, but lo and behold, it wasn t Jeremy lives in a small mountain community with his father and his sister Bethany, who teaches at the local school, and although Bethany loves Jeremy for who he is, his father cannot accept that his son is mentally disabled When two strangers enter their lives, everything changes for the Tydi [...]
This book is one that I really love because it shows that everybody is equal, even people that is like Jeremy, or me Jeremy had little oxygen when he was born He sometimes stutters, cannot say his th s and is scared of his father I mean really scared of his father People tease him so much, and he endured punches and kicks and mental abuse It gets so much, and, well, he believes that he cannot do what a person that isn t like him can do I got sucked into that, too i got out of it, with help from [...]
I found this at the library and am not sure it s in print any But it s wonderful and I highly recommend it Comforting, heartbreaking, about love and redemption and forgiveness Lovely book.