Blind But See byTheresa A. Bandaccari
Revised version 2017.
“What’s your name, sweetie?” the woman asked her in a soft and low voice.
“Contessa,” she answered back. “I am not available for adoption.”
“Why not, sweetie?”
“I am blind, and tomorrow I’ll be of legal age to leave this place that I’ve called home for the past 18 years.”
“No one has ever adopted you in all these years, sweetie?”
“That’s a shame. You’re such a beautiful young woman and probably very bright as well,” said the woman. “Would you like to come live with me?”
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This is the story of Savanna Hastings, told by her adopted daughter Contessa. Spanning more than a lifetime and travelling between the East and West coasts of the USA, this is a story full of romance and heartache and surprises. However, perhaps in the end it’s a story of people and their spirit to make something of themselves...
Number of Words: 93000
Published: Dec 2015
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