Oct 20- Hear interview with a woman who was born to unmarried teenagers in what was then communist Yugoslavia, Radica Quackenbos. As an infant, she was left in the care of her alcoholic father. Later, Radica was sent to live on her mother's farm, where she was forced to forage for herself and sleep with the animals in the barn. Dirty and ragged, she began stealing food and clothing. As a teen, Radica was raped and lived with an alcoholic. She had a baby girl and moved to Florida for an arranged marriage. Badly abused, she had had four more children by the time her husband left her for another woman. With five dollars in her pocket and limited English skills, she had nowhere to live and no way to support herself and her children. Where does a woman in those circumstances find help? Listen and find out...
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