Episode Eight - Fictitious Truths - Lucy's Story

Published: March 30, 2021, 3 a.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 30 seconds

In just a few days time, Lucy is learning to trust Miss Maudie. But, are Miss Maudie's intentions all that they seem to be?

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Episode Eight - Commentary - Understanding Attachment and Bonding

Published: March 30, 2021, 3 a.m.
Duration: 11 minutes 32 seconds

All humans have a biological need to attach and bond. When nurturing bonding takes place during early childhood, a trajectory is set toward healthy relationship formation. Children in foster care often have multiple placements which hinder their ability to form strong emotional attachments.As we follow Lucy's story, we will learn how broken attachments effect human development. You might even relate to her story, yourself. If so, I'm listening for your story as well.

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Episode Seven - Commentary - Child Abuse in Foster Care

Published: March 23, 2021, 11 a.m.
Duration: 5 minutes 16 seconds

Five fantastic investigative journalist reveal the extent that child abuse occurs in the foster care system in the state of Florida. You can read their reporting at https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/investigations/2021/03/18/foster-care-children-starved-beaten-molested-florida-reports-show/6782615002/

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Episode Seven, Season One, Fictitious Truths, Lucy's Story

Published: March 20, 2021, 4 p.m.
Duration: 15 minutes 22 seconds

Everything that is occurring in Lucy's life actually occurred to children, She is the representation of the many stories of abused and neglected children that go untold.In Episode Seven, we find Lucy still staying with Miss Maudie, even though it is mandated that Lucy's situation be reported to the authorities.And Daddy. Well, find out what is happening to him, not even knowing Lucy is missing out of a one-room apartment!

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Episode Six, Season One - Fictitious Truths - Lucy's Story by Barbara Lane

Published: March 15, 2021, 9 p.m.
Duration: 21 minutes 21 seconds

She may remind you of yourself when you were a child. Perhaps that is why you found your way to this Podcast. Either way, she represents the many abused children like her.In Episode Six, we find out what's up with Daddy as Lucy is missing and staying with Miss Maudie. We learn more about Miss Maudie; what her motives are and if, in fact, she has the best interest of the child in mind.

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Fictitious Truths - Season One - Episode Five - Lucy's Story

Published: March 8, 2021, 5 a.m.
Duration: 17 minutes 45 seconds

The kindness of an older woman is capable of changing a small girl's life in  ways that can only increase her potential and opportunity to live a fulfilling life. But, what restrictions does Miss Maudie come up against in her attempts to take  care of 5-year-old Lucy? And what unresolved issues are really motivating Miss Lucy?A powerful story of a little girl's hope to survive child neglect and abuse. The character "Lucy" is comprised of the many children the author has worked with over the course of her career.  

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Fictitious Truths - Season One - Episode Four - Lucy's Story

Published: March 2, 2021, midnight
Duration: 24 minutes 26 seconds

Fictitious Truths serves as a voice for abused children through the writing and telling of Lucy's Story. In Episode Four, Lucy is found by a kind elderly lady who brings her home to her house. Find out what happens next to Lucy when Miss Maudie can't decide if she should call the authorities or not.

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Fictitious Truths, Season One, Episode Three - Lucy's Story

Published: Feb. 23, 2021, 4 a.m.
Duration: 20 minutes 29 seconds

In episode three, Lucy again runs away to the blue trash bin so that she can hide from her Daddy. In this episode, Lucy demonstrates how neglect and physical abuse are often intertwined.Find out what happens to Lucy next, who she meets by chance and where she finds herself.

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Fictitious Truths, Season One, Episode Two - Lucy's Story

Published: Feb. 16, 2021, midnight
Duration: 11 minutes 5 seconds

We find Lucy sitting on the bare, worn wooden floor,  just wondering what Daddy will do next. She is hungry. She is cold, She is thin. She is five-years-old. She is symbolic of the many children who begin their mornings the same way Lucy does in this riveting tale.Did you know that nearly 700,000 children are abused, annually, in the United States alone? Listen to "Lucy's Story." Several future episodes provide interviews with professionals who work in the field of child abuse and neglect and they will offer you insights as well as provide you with opportunities to be of help to abused and neglected children.barbaralane.info

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Fictitious Truths, Season One, Episode One "Lucy's Story"

Published: Feb. 16, 2021, midnight
Duration: 11 minutes 2 seconds

Stories are powerful. With this podcast, I am going to tell you powerful stories; stories of heartbreak and of hope.  In Episode One, I introduce you to "Lucy," a character I created based upon the lives of the abused and neglected children I have worked with over the years in addition to my own life and that of my ten biological sisters.Fictitious Truths presents beguiling tales created to speak for the voice of abused children, stories that should be told, but often cannot. Timely interview segments with professionals in the field of child welfare will be presented to raise awareness and provide opportunities for listeners to be of service to children in need. barbaralane.info

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Trailer, Lucy's Story-A Voice For Abused Kids

Published: Jan. 21, 2021, 1 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 8 seconds

 Stories are powerful. They stir our emotions and effect our behaviors. Fictitious Truths presents captivating stories to catch your ear, stir your emotions and encourage you to act. Beginning with Lucy's Story, characters are created from the collective lives of the abused and neglected children I have worked with in addition to the true life stories of myself and my ten biological sisters. Each episode with beguile you. You will wait with bated breath for the next one to be released, including a listen-in to interviews with professionals working on the front lines with abused and neglected children, offering a way for you to be of help. Coming February 16 wherever you get your podcast. Barbara Lane

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