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Author Furey, Agnes.

Title Wildflowers in the median : a restorative journey into healing, justice, and joy / Agnes Furey and Leonard Scovens ; [foreword by Katya Sabaroff Taylor].

Publication Info. Bloomington, IN : IUniverse, 2012.
Imprint Bloomington, IN : iUniverse, 2012.
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  362.88 FUR    AVAILABLE
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Description xiii, 96 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note "Rising star"--Page 4 of cover.
Contents Let me introduce myself -- When I was nine -- Gathering the pieces -- Memory -- How I became my father -- Shattered reality -- Solitude -- Solitude -- I wasn't ready -- Drum -- On bursting bubbles of light -- In the end -- Perspectives on crime and victimization -- Listening to pen on paper -- Somewhere along the way -- Again -- Wildflowers in the median -- Now I know -- Epiphany -- On the night of the full moon -- Journey -- The rebirth of joy -- Becoming -- So much depends upon.
Summary A collection of poems, vignettes, and letters that tells the story of a journey of restoration. Agnes Furey, mother and grandmother, reached out to Leonard Scovens, in prison for taking the lives of her daughter and grandson, wishing them to each find peace and understanding amidst the grief and suffering. Furey and Scovens cofounded Achieve Higher Ground, a restorative justice program for helping others.
Subject Restorative justice.
Reconciliation.
Murder victims' families -- Florida -- Case studies.
Murderers -- Florida -- Case studies.
Murder -- Florida -- Case studies.
Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- Florida.
Added Author Scovens, Leonard.
ISBN 9781475953671 (sc)
1475953674 (sc)
9781475953688 (hc)
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