Melissa Comes Home Author:Mildred Krentel "Melissa's story is as absorbing as it is inspiring. Her mother's spirit- the faith and courage and love with which she dealt with an apparently hopeless tragedy- illuminates every page." Betty Frank, Good Housekeeping — This is the story of the founding of Melmark Home, the "home that love built." Through the birth of their ongoloid daughter,... more » Melissa, the Krentels and their teen-aged children are introduced into the heartbreaking world of the handicapped.
They find themselves with a deep desire to provide for her and other children like her the special care and training they need. It is a story of courage, faith and the struggle to make a noble dream come true.« less