A spellbinding tale of abandonment, rejection, and survival. A baby girl abandoned at birth and raised in a Catholic orphanage in New York City was never adopted. At the age of 13, she was sent to the Midwest on an orphan train and placed out as a housekeeper and farm laborer. Unwanted and unloved, she fought to survive in a lonely, abusive environment and an uncertain future. A story of female triumph and perseverance. How did she survive? Free on Kindle.