Fifteen Years in Foster Hell

Homer Bennett's birth family was far from perfect. His mom and dad paid the bills by peddling heroin and cocaine from the living room couch of their three-bedroom home on Chicago's South Side. The parents had a sense of decorum. In front of Homer and his brother Frankie, they would refer to the two drugs as "boy" and "girl." Homer and Frankie never learned which was which, though they knew it was dope. Once, when the police came by, the brothers hid underneath a bed, emerging to beg the cops not to take their mom and dad to jail.But it was...

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