I used to visit Mike at his Day School. He loved his slinky. Sometimes he would get upset, though.
Mike spent many years at Willowbrook, a large mental institution that stood for many years in Staten Island, NY, USA. It was a warehouse, and was described by Robert F. Kennedy as a ‘snake pit’. Mike was in the class of Willowbrook patients that was gradually re-housed in group homes throughout the state. I was […]
The bus taking the day school students back to the group home sometimes took a while to get there. Here, my brother Mike is waiting to go home, with a slinky, his favorite toy.
I used to hang out with Mike while he was at his Day School.