“Damaged” by Lisa Scottoline

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Damaged

Mary Di’ Nunzio is a partner at the law firm of Rosato and Di’ Nunzio. An elderly gentleman asks Mary for help with his grandson, 10 year old Patrick O’Brien. Edward O’Brien is in his seventies and has legal custody of Patrick whose mother is deceased.

Patrick is fifth grader at Grayson Elementary School. Because he has dyslexia, he is being teased and bullied by his classmates. A teachers aide , Mr. Robertson hit Patrick in the face. The aide is claiming that Patrick attacked him with scissors.

Mary takes the case seeking justice for the child. This case has twists and turns while challenging the school system to support special needs students.

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