That Went Well
Author: Terrell Harris Dougan
Price: $29.95 (Hardcover)
After her sister Irene was born in 1946, Terrell Harris Dougan’s life turned upside down.
Irene was mentally disabled, and the family had to decide whether to institutionalize their beloved daughter, as was then the norm, or try to integrate her into society. They chose the latter, and this book is Dougan’s comic, touching account of growing up with Irene and how caring for her impacted her parents’ lives and her own pursuit of normalcy.
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