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A Reason for Living - A Story that Shocked the World! by [Casper, Billy]
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A Reason for Living - A Story that Shocked the World! Kindle Edition

4.6 out of 5 stars 70 customer reviews

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 775 KB
  • Print Length: 156 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Defiance Publishing; Second Edition edition (27 Jan. 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00B74SFUU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 70 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #19,467 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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How this man went on to live a normal life and become such a good parent is proof that you are not always a product of your upbringing . I totally understand why he hated his evil mother with such a passion . Something more must be done to help stop children being treated so badly and these evil so called parents need proper punishment and educating . I wish the author all the very best for his future with his adored son.
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Did not find this as convincing or as heart wrenching as "The Cupboard Under the Stairs". To imagine there is so much evil, abuse and cruelty in everyday life. This is NOT fiction, not the movies. This is real. However, I found myself having rather little compassion for Billy. The story is not so much that of his childhood as that of his growing into adulthood. I find it difficult to express an unbiased opinion without incurring the wrath of other readers. Billy Casper managed to make good of his difficult life and can be proud of himself. I can only apologise if I found him to be unsympathetic (to me): a rough tough kid, a bully, a trouble maker, unstable in work and love. Good on you Billy for being a survivor. Keep up the love and don't mind me. You done good.
And yes there were spelling errors and grammatical mistakes but this is not what counts in a story like this. It's the content that is important, the story as it is told.
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Read this book in one sitting as couldn't put it down
Such a sad story, I would definitely want to know how Billy and Shayne are in the future. Yes there are spelling and grammar errors but it just adds to the book. His mum is a despicable woman who should never have been lucky enough to be blessed with children.
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Readable because I work in this field and hear these types of stories constantly. However parts of this book shocked even me. What a sick and vicious woman his mother was and his father has to bear some of the blame because he was told what happened and chose to ignore or not believe it. I am glad the author was able to go on and raise his son and wish them both the best of everything.
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l.could hardly believe what I was reading, it was a very good but sad story I would recommend this book to all the readers. I have an idea of who the author was talking about when it was mentioned about the boy in Cambridgeshire I do not live far from the mother. at that time.
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Written by a victim of the most horrific abuse this strikes at the very centre of your consciousness. I read this book in a day as I needed to know what happened next. With everything he went through this guy has turned his life around and now fights for the rights of many others . Read if you're brave enough. Prepare to be horrified, moved to tears,angry and many other emotions.
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By Radiojock TOP 1000 REVIEWER on 2 Oct. 2013
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Billy and his siblings were dreadfully treated by their parents. When Billy has a son of his own, he fiercely protects him. Few are prepared to haggle with this dad.

How can it be that parents are prepared to destroy young lives in their care? It just never makes any sense.

Billy has to overcome very deep depression in order to become the man he grows up to be. I for one, truly appreciate his courage in telling his story.
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This book is very hard to read, only because I hate to hear about anyone suffering, but especially children. It is such a powerful, sad and emotional story. I don't think I have ever cried so much over any other book. All best wishes go to Billy and his son, who is very lucky to have such a great Dad. I thoroughly recommend this book.
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