Genie Wiley: America's Ferie Child

Genie Wiley spent years in an unbelievable reality. But when someone from the outside realized what was going on, her life was finally turned around...

October 1970

In October of 1970, a girl l and her nearly blind mother wandered into the LA County welfare office. Her mother had come to the office to find services for the visually impaired but the officers were more interested in learning more about what was going on with her daughter…


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