INFOGRAPHIC: 3 CENTS FOR SEX Children should have the right to live a happy, healthy life. In some areas, a healthy and happy life is not possible. These statistics bring tears to my eyes. They aren't just numbers they are real people. How can we know this and NOT make a difference?
Nellie Bly entered Blackwell's island Asylum in 1887 under the guise of insanity under assignment from Joseph Pulitzer. She wrote, "From the moment I entered the insane ward on the Island, I made no attempt to keep up the assumed role of insanity. I talked and acted just as I do in ordinary life. Yet strange to say, the more sanely I talked and acted, the crazier I was thought to be by all...." Her book, 'Ten Days in a Mad-House', resulted in a grand jury investigation.