Hidden: Betrayed, Exploited and Forgotten. How One Boy Overcame the Odds.

Hidden: Betrayed, Exploited and Forgotten. How One Boy Overcame the Odds.

Cathy Glass

From the Sunday instances and big apple instances bestselling writer comes the poignant and surprising memoir of Cathy’s fresh dating with Tayo, a tender boy she fosters whose reliable behaviour and well mannered manners disguise a negative past.

Tayo arrives at Cathy’s with in simple terms the garments he stands up in. He has been delivered to her via the police, yet he's calm, well mannered, and extremely good spoken, and never in any respect just like the youngsters she typically fosters. The social employee offers Cathy the kinds which should still comprise Tayo’s heritage, yet except his identify and age, it's clean. Tayo has no past.

Tayo is an 'invisible' baby, abducted from his loving father in Nigeria and taken illegally to the united kingdom through his drink and medication based prostitute mom, the place he's positioned to paintings in a sweat store in vital London. whilst he sustains an harm and isn't any longer incomes, he's forged out.

When Cathy takes Tayo to college he issues out a dozen diversified addresses the place he has stayed within the final six months, usually being left on my own. Tayo lies, and manipulates events to his personal virtue and Cathy needs to be continuously on defend. Tayo’s social employee searches all laptop databases yet there isn't any checklist of Tayo – he has purely attended university for three phrases and hasn't ever visible a physician. He and his mom were evading the gurus by way of residing ‘underground’.

With his mom lately published from legal, Tayo is eager to reside together with his father in Nigeria, yet not anyone can song him down or perhaps turn out that he exists.

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