The Orphan Trains: A Dangerous Act of Kindness

18 Aug

The Orphan Trains: A Dangerous Act of Kindness

On Sunday, August 18, Harmony member Kif Corcoran will teach us about a prominent NYC minister named Charles Loring Brace and his controversial social-economic experiment that greatly impacted 200,000 orphans sent to the midwest on trains. We will examine the pros and cons of this mass child-placement event and whether our society is doing any better today placing foster children with families.

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