Just A Boy: The True Story of a Stolen Childhood (book)


Richard McCann was five when his mother became the first victim of the 'Yorkshire Ripper'. He and his three sisters, forced to return to their estranged father, were never allowed to heal, their grief caught up in the media circus of a serial killer. Yet Richard and his eldest sister Sonia were forced to endure violent abuse and keep the silence of forgotten children. This is the moving and inspirational story of how two small children stuck together through unimaginable pain and just when they hit rock bottom, decided to make a change... [1]