On April 14, 1989, in California's idyllic Sonoma Valley, Mexican immigrant Ram+¦n Salcido went on a rampage, killing his wife, her two younger sisters, his mother-in-law, and his wife's suspected lover. Then he slashed the throats of his three young daughters-ages four years, three years, and twenty-two months-and left them for dead in the county dump. A day later, when the children's bodies were finally discovered, three-year-old Carmina was miraculously still alive. "e;Daddy cut me,"e; she told her rescuers.In Not Lost Forever, Carmina Salcido reaches back into her traumatic past to reconstruct, in sobering detail, her father's crimes and their aftermath. Recalling with clear-eyed candor, courage, and grace the horrific event and troubled childhood that followed, a remarkable young woman carries readers along on her miraculous journey of survival, discovery, and hope.
Not Lost Forever: My Story of Survival
My Story of Survival
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