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Mark DeVries, Family-Based Youth Ministry, (Downers Grove, IL, InterVarsity Press, 1994, pp. 40-41

Andree Alieon Brooks, a New York Times journalist, in her eye-opening book Children of Fast-Track Parents, describes her interviews with scores of children and parents who seemed to "have it all": "If there was one theme that constantly emerged from my conversations with the children it was a surprising undercurrent of aloneness&md;feelings of isolation from peers as well as parents despite their busy lives."