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John Lahutsky

JOHN LAHUTSKY was born in Russia, where he was placed in first an orphanage and then, due to his cerebral palsy, a mental asylum. In 1999 he was adopted by Paula Lahutsky, a school psychologist from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

John was an honor roll student in high school, a member of the Boy Scouts of America's honor society, and an Eagle Scout. In college, he served as president of Lambda Pi Eta, the official honor society of the National Communication Association. John graduated from Pennsylvania State University Lehigh Valley in 2019 with a degree in corporate communication.

The Boy from Baby House 10

The Boy from Baby House 10

Alan Philps and John Lahutsky
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

The inspiring true story of a remarkable young boy, abandoned as a baby to the horrors of the Russian orphanage system, who found his way to the United States, a mother who loves him, and a new life.

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