The Girl Who Cried Wolf Is The Heroic Story Of Nancy Jensen S Journey Through Mental Illness To Recovery Raised In Small Town Colorado Nancy Learned Early To Depend On Church Support A Challenging Family Life Combined With Further Challenges In School Left Her Searching For God And Family Elsewhere Her Search Led Her To Newton, Kansas, Where She Found A Home First In A Communal Church Before Spending Just Over A Year At Kaufman House Kaufman House Was Supposed To Be A Great And Progressive Place For Mentally Ill It Was Not When She Tried To Blow The Whistle, She Found That No One Believed Her She Was The Girl Who Cried Wolf Almost Years Later Arlan And Linda Kaufman Were Taken To Trial With The Help Of Nancy S Testimony The Federal Government Found Both Guilty Since Then Nancy Has Worked To Pass A Law Preventing Such Oversight In The Future, Received The Prestigious Voice Award, And Is Currently A Member Of The Sedgwick County Mental Health Advisory Board After A Lifetime Of Mental Illness She Has Taken Control Of Her Treatment Including Eliminating Medications And Dropping Off Government Support In Order To Work Full Time
NANCY JENSEN s work has appeared in numerous literary journals, and her first book, Window, a collection of short stories and essays, was published by Fleur de Lis Press in 2009 She has been awarded an Artist Enrichment Grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women and an Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council Nancy shares her home with eight rescued cats and her dog Gordy, who is her
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- 09 February 2019 Nancy Jensen