Residue of Rejection Residual of Abandonment Prologue Life Goes On Life is Fragile. Life can be altered in less than one minute. Life can be altered before an Opinion can be given about it. Life can be altered for the negative. Life can be altered for the positive. No matter what, life goes on. My life was altered permanently for me before I was two years old. No one stops to think of the mental and emotional changes a two year old will experience as she develops over the years after her mother has committed suicide and left her to a world where only a mothers love can sustain her. When her father does not know how to hold her in his arms and give her strength, support and love the wolves circle the camp looking for easy prey. It was as if the wolves could smell the fresh brew of innocence and opportunity.