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The pseudonym of a feral child who spent the first 13 years of her life locked inside a bedroom strapped to a potty chair until she was discovered by authorities. She was a victim of one of the most severe cases of social isolation in American history
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There's also Wild Girl by John Retallack about a feral child from 18th century France and the Count and Countess who try to civilise her.
Sue Berelowitz spoke out in her role as Deputy Children's Commissioner and painted a picture of a nation in which feral child rapists run riot.
Known to many as "the girl in the window," Dani's is a touching and unbelievable story about a feral child who was placed in a loving home through the Tampa Bay Heart Gallery.