Book Description: Arrow/UK Mass Market Paperback with 305 pages. - Autobiography - The true story of a lost childhood. Just twelve, she's tall, skinny and weak. Her mother, on the other hand, seems curiously excited. The child is perched on a cold chrome doctor's examining table. Her mother is about to suggest open heart surgery on her child to 'get to the bottom of this'. - From early childhood, Julie Gregory was continually X-rayed, medicated and operated on in the vain pursuit of an illness that was created in her mother's mind: Munchausen by Proxy, the world's most hidden and dangerous form of child abuse. Sickened is her story!