This is a new section of My Brother Michael. At that time, Mike was placed in a group home as part of the plan to re-settle former residents of Willowbrook.
The photo on this page was taken on one of our camping trips. I have to give Mom and Dad credit; it must have been an awful strain to take three kids, camping, not to mention taking care of the Mike‘s special needs. Mike seems to be peering at the photographer (probably Dad), but the […]
When I look at this album, particularly these pictures, I get the impression that Mike was struggling. There’s no one left to ask if this was true. From what I know, signs of autism don’t show up this early. On the other hand, the person who assembled the scrapbook may have been the one struggling. […]
(When one opens the book, these pages are side-by-side.
Mike was, and still is a mystery.