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For me but I loved this book it deals with the deplorable treatment of a group of people who suffered from mental problems how their treatment was ignored by everyone around them and asks the uestion Who is to blame for this And it turns out we all kind of are Like I said Eye opener This is both a sweet book and a horrifying book It is about 32 men with intellectual disabilities who worked in a turkey processing plant in a small town in Iowa for decades in the 1970s 1980s and 1990s They were underpaid and overworked and mistreated and loved by many in the small town where they lived They participated in the community life and the religious life of the town and were well known to the people of the town At the same time the people of the town had no idea of their life within the bunkhouse where they lived The conditions of their life were occasionally realized yet ignored They came to Iowa from far away mostly from Texas The company that employed them was also in TexasThis is a book about people with disabilities and how they were eventually rescued from inhumane circumstances It is about how they eventually won a large udgment in court and their lives after they left the bunkhouse for better lives It is about the people who re Dan Barry is a wonderful writer using his reporter s skill to fashion a story about a tough subject that reads easy The heroes of this book are the rescuers of mentally disabled men who have been living in increasingly sualid conditions in a haunting derelict schoolhouse in Iowa working at unspeakable obs in a turkey processing plant owned by a company in Texas in what has been called virtually slavery Exploited and abused they have been there since the 1970 s Barry brings to #life the men themselves each a memorable person following with #the men each a memorable person following through with lives they find after their 2009 liberation This important book hopefully will make an impact on awareness of treatment of some of our most vulnerable citizens This was a book that I wanted to open and start the minute I had my hands on it However with a backlog of books to read I regretfully put it on a shelf Luckily I found a challenge that it fit into perfectly and "gave me a reason to move it up in line This is a non fiction book that " me a reason to move it up in line This is a non fiction book that as smoothly as fiction In places you tend to forget that it is non fiction This story is excruciatingly true It was of great interes. Ry explores why this small heartland town remained all but blind to the men’s plight details how those responsible for such profound neglect ustified their actions and chronicles the lasting impact of a dramatic court case that has spurred advocates as well as President Obama to push for The Wrong Side of the Bed just pay and improved working conditions for people with disabilitiesA luminous work of socialustice told with compassion and compelling detail The Boys in the Bunkhouse is inspired storytelling and a clarion call for vigilance an American tale that holds lasting reverberations for all of us.

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The Boys in the BunkhouseNever in my dreams did I imagine that something like this could take #place in the good old USA but it did right in Atalissa Iowa #in the good old USA but it did right in Atalissa Iowa something intellectually disabled men living in a run down old school house for decades exploited and abused working in a turkey processing plant for a mere 65month There where many whistle blowers throughout the years but these complaints all fell on deaf ears it was always someone else s problem Stripped of their families and dignity the author did a problem Stripped of their families and dignity the author did a The Alvin Ho Super Collection: Books 1-4 job of telling each man s story giving them the utmost respect and also gave each one of them a face loved the pictures and a voice In closing this review like the boys after reading this I don t think I ever want to eat turkey again and also I wouldust love to meet them and give them all a hug And maybe we could go out to dinner at the Golden Corral and karaoke afterwards Thank you to the author Dan Barry for bringing light to this situation and hopefully this tragedy will be prevented from happening in the future Thank you to Goodreads Giveaway for this book What an amazing story I only wish it wasn t true Over Thank you to Goodreads Giveaway for this book What an amazing story I only wish it wasn t true Over men with intellectual disabilities were forced to live in a decrepit old schoolhouse while working in a turkey processing plant for what amounted to slave wages They lived and worked under inhumane conditions with caretakers who stole from them bullied abused and sometimes tortured them This went on for over 30 years Over the years some whistle blowers tried to stop what they found going on but no one would listen The people in the town who saw them out and about thought everything w Do you remember the shocking story of intellectually disabled men who were rescued from a slave like environment in Atalissa Iowa I do and I was anxious to learn The men were moved from Texas to live in an abandoned schoolhouse in rural Iowa They worked from 1974 until they were rescued in 2007 at a turkey packing plant doing the nastiest کاروان امید jobs in the facility The company they worked for controlled every aspect of their lives They kept most of their earnings including social security for rudimentary room and board They were denied medical treatment and were physically and mentally abused After their rescue the men won a lawsuit with unprecedented damages of 240 million Unfortunately they did not end up getting near that amount in the endThe content of this boo. In this haunting modern Dickensian story that is a literary tour de force Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times columnist Dan Barry chronicles a shameful case of exploitation and abuse in America’s heartland involving a group of developmentally disabled men and the advocates who helped them findustice and reclaim their livesIn the tiny Iowa farm town of Atalissa a group of intellectually disabled men all from Texas lived in a tired old schoolhouse Every morning well before dawn they were bussed to a processing plant to eviscerate turkeys in return for food lodging and 65 a mo. K is incredibly This book hurt my heart The capacity for cruelty especially when higher profits are the driving force makes for a tragic story And that is what this was Turkey farms basically enslaved the mentally handicapped and gave them 5 dollars a week for decades They started as kids or young adults in state homes for the disabled located in Texas They were then forced to go work at turkey farms and lived in total poverty on 5week until they were old old men Now one might think this happened back in the early to mid 1900 s but the shocking thing is that this was discovered in this centuryin 2009 to be exact It was a well hidden secret ShockingThe research on this was well organized and I like the way the author presented the information So 4 stars I ust wish the turkey corporation had stepped up when they lost the lawsuit against them That would have been nice 45 My bad I gave up several offers to work out at the much needed gym to finish this compelling story about an abusive bunkhousegroup homeindentured slavery situation What thoroughly presented casework The town of Atalissa Iowa population 311 in 2010 and the names the details the history so impressively researched The cover claims Dan Barry is the closest thing to a contemporary Steinbeck however I cannot confirm this Dan Barry is the closest thing to a contemporary Steinbeck however I cannot confirm this I have to read #Steinbeck yet A most perfect companion to reading about Rosemary Kennedy s story last year as it #yet A most perfect companion to reading about Rosemary Kennedy s story last year as it s much of the lack of dignity and euality in the past treatment of people who have intellectual disabilities But as a worker in various group homes over the years and every place I Ve Gone To Has Been gone to has been different and incomparable I ve met many amazing undeterred caring coworkers along the way I like page 156The congregants wept as they sang so free of pretension was the moment so powerful It came to be seen as a lesson in essential truth taught by men who thought to be less functional than the rest of the congregation yet in some ways seemed much grounded They remembered the important stuff With pen and paper she recorded the breaches in the duct taped ceilings the mouse droppings on kitchen shelves the moldy mattress propped up against the hallway wall the cockroaches She was a social worker called to investigate conditions at This book was an eye opener for me I usually am not attracted by books about social issues Sometimes they get too real. Nth From 1974 until 2009 the men lived in near servitude enduring increasing neglect exploitation and physical and emotional abuse until state social workers local ournalists and one tenacious government lawyer helped these men achieve their freedom New York Times columnist Dan Barry reveals how these men in an Iowa schoolhouse remained nearly forgotten for than three decades Drawing on exhaustive interviews he dives deeply into their lives recording their memories and suffering their tender moments of oy and persistent hopefulness their endurance of harrowing circumstances Bar. ,


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