“They hurt me so bad I wanted to die... you wouldn’t do that to a rabid dog.”
Bruce and Veronica’s chance meeting on a Hastings street was the start of something big – but they were up against something even bigger. The remarkable story of girl in foster care trying to find her way through the abusive state care system in the 1970s and a guy who promised to protect her.
Music credits for this episode: Clay Pigeons by Novi Split; Bitter Water by Big Haunt; Kentucky Mule by Tate Peterson; Back of Your Hand by Annalisa Tornfelt; Brutal Heart by Michael Howard; Little Picture by Alialujah Choir; Homeward Bound by Annalisa Tornfelt; Unlove You by The Singer and the Songwriter; The Rose by Annalisa Tornfelt.
“I’d made her a promise that nothing would ever hurt her again and suddenly I couldn’t do anything about it.”
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