Dr. Veronica Slaughter was born in the Philippines to an American father and a Filipino mother in 1951. At eight, she and her siblings were kidnapped by their father and brought to the United States. In spite of her turbulent childhood, she was able to achieve the American Dream through her resilience and determination.
About Have You Seen These Children?
This book follows the lives of four young children caught between love and hate—hostages to the cruelty of revenge. Valorie, Veronica, Vance, and Vincent’s perfect world turned into a nightmare one hot afternoon in 1959. What was to be a quick lunch with their father turned into four dreadfully long years of running, hiding, and then vanishing into obscurity. Determination, courage, and a rosary were all they had on their side. Individually, they were victims; together they were warriors. And in the end, love conquered all.
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Robert Lee Slaughter was born April 19, 1922 in Littleton Colorado. I knew little about my father’s early childhood. The couple of things I did know was that he grew up on a farm and dropped out of school in the 8th grade; which didn’t keep him from scoring 140 on his IQ test given…