From Suffolk Times Website New Suffolk attorney and New York Times best-selling author Regina Calcaterra didn’t listen when she was told to get a job after high school instead of pursuing a college degree. It wasn’t feasible, her foster care counselor explained, because she simply didn’t have the social and…




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About 700 people gathered at Hesston College Oct. 5, completely filling the Hesston Mennonite Church sanctuary, to hear Regina share her story of child neglect, interaction with the foster care system and how small acts of caring make a difference to a child in need.

After listening to Regina Calcaterra convey her background as an abandoned child, I understood why her Etched in Sand memoir sat right next to Maya Angelou on the New York Times Best Seller List.