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What a transformation! Walls that were once gray are now splashed with color. The bathrooms have all been retiled. The brand new beds, windows and bathrooms are dazzling, but one of the most beautiful additions is a poem of Hallie's, painted on the wall:

"When I was younger, my cradle was the whole world. When I was younger, everyone talked to me and I talked back, but only in my mind I could see who I was and who I was going to be: You, because you took care of me."
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FROM: The Child Rape Epidemic
Published on April 20, 2006

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