By Nan Shirley Ann Miller

"Girl '44" is the tale of an blameless kid's survival in a harsh international. until eventually the age of 7, Nan Shirley Ann Miller lived, unknowingly, at the back of a shattered replicate of undesirable success: abandonment by means of her start mom and dad, lifestyles in an orphanage and various foster care amenities until eventually she used to be ultimately followed right into a excessive society kin. referred to as "Girl '44" through the Cuyahoga County division of Human prone in Ohio, Nan Shirley Ann Miller reunited along with her beginning kinfolk after a astonishing chain of occasions - fifty-five years after being followed. This helped her to reply to many questions about herself, together with the invention of her Cherokee ancestry. within the area of 3 whirlwind months, Nan's older sister Betsy - "Girl '43" - re-entered her existence, and published lots of her memories in their tragic early formative years, together with the main points of Nan's hidden away stories of actual abuse. even though passed a tricky begin in existence, at the present time Nan effectively enjoys her a number of roles as spouse, mom, grandmother, sister, educator, artist, clown, and writer.

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