Life is very difficult when you have a secret to keep. MY life is even harder because I’m keeping my whole world a secret. If I tell you what happened to me, you can’t tell anyone else. Ever. So here goes nothing...
My name is Alison Monteith. My parents abandoned me when I was born. I guess they were too busy with their jobs and social lives. I never got the love I deserved. I was sent to the local orphanage, The Home for Little Wanderers, in Boston, Massachusetts. After my parents sent me here, they moved to San Diego to start their lives anew. They left me with just a little lavender blanket and a note explaining why they left me.
I’d been living at H.L.M for the past 13 years. I was going to turn fourteen within the next week. The only thing I really wanted was more art supplies. All they gave me at H.L.M was some printer paper and a few worn out pens.
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