Entries by Sharon Flanagan-Hyde

Facing the Anguish

Preventing the abuse and neglect of vulnerable members of our communities was the focus of both my personal and professional struggles during the first nine months of 2019. As I was finishing Forget They Were Ever Born, a memoir about my sister’s institutionalization as a toddler and years of abuse, I was asked to facilitate a Task Force convened by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey. Both were daunting tasks.