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A Child Called "it"

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Essay title: A Child Called "it"

This character reminds me of...

I don’t know anyone who has been put through any amount of abuse that could even come close to comparing with Dave Pelzer’s mental and physical injuries. Although his character does remind me of a movie I saw when I was smaller, I think it was called Radio Flyer. It was about these two kids that lived on a farm-like setting. Their mother was nowhere to be found and their father was an extremely abusive alcoholic. They owned small planes. The two boys studied them well and created a plane of their own. The plane could only hold one of them, so the younger boy was left behind while his brother went to get some help. He eventually gets help and they get out of the custody of their father.

The best part of the book is when Dave Pelzer gets taken away from his mother. Tremendous weight is lifted after this chapter. This is the part where it’s a given that he’s going to be safe…at least that was the first impression I got, but then I found out there were sequels about his life after the removal. It left a type of mysterious curiosity in my head.

His stories about his torture have the ability to crush every bone in the human body. There’s

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