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Violin Prodigy Overcomes Abuse in Young Adult Novel

Cassie is your run of the mill teenager – with a fairly typical family, set of friends, and beloved pet cat. But Cassie is also out of the ordinary – she's a budding violin prodigy. When her father smashes the instrument of her success in a fit of rage, her world falls apart. That's the premise of the young adult novel Shattered by Oak Park writer and therapist Kathi Baron. Baron stopped by our studios to talk about the novel. She began by reading a selection from Shattered.

Saturday, June 5 at 2 P.M.
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