Anthony Torrone

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Anthony Torrone (born March 10, 1955), is an American Christian author who has a developmental disability. A savant, Torrone's 2011 book, Anthony's Prayers, was inspired by his time and the abuse that he experienced as a resident of the former Willowbrook State School, a New York State mental hospital for children. Torrone has been a resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan since the 1970s.[1][2]


  1. ^ Tom Rademacher (November 26, 2011). "'Anthony's Prayers': A simple book by Grand Rapids' Anthony Torrone, a grateful survivor". The Grand Rapids Press.
  2. ^ "'My Lord Savior God helped me survive'". Staten Island Advance. January 7, 2012.