"Far Apart, Close In Heart:" Exploring how kids cope with parents in prison

October 3, 2017

 

Nearly 3 million children in the U.S. have a parent in jail or prison. Local author Becky Birtha, of Delaware County, is hoping her new children's book, "Far Apart, Close in Heart," will help those kids express how they're feeling — and teach their friends and classmates what it's like to have a parent behind bars. 

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