Her parents locked her in her room and strapped her to a potty training chair for most of her life.
She was unable to vocalize when a social worker discovered her.
Despite those trials and tribulations, her resiliency shined through as she was able to combat the trauma she endured in solitary confinement.
The significant relationships she formed with the language acquisition professor and psychologists really seemed to help build up her capacity for bonding with other people (e.g. butcher).
In regards to feral children, it is evident that a nurturing environment and secure base is necessary for a developing brain.
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