Born Broken

Author: Kristin Berry
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 161458589X
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This is the heartbreaking reality for some adoptive parents as they realize the lifelong consequences of alcohol use during pregnancy.

Journey Of The Adopted Self

Author: Betty Jean Lifton
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786723564
Size: 52.12 MB
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We are talking about broken narratives when we talk about adoption because
everyone's narratives are broken. ... The birth parents' narrative is broken when
they are unable to keep the child who would have continued their family line.

A Place I Didn T Belong

Author: Paula Freeman
Publisher: Carpenters Son Pub
ISBN: 9780988593169
Size: 24.14 MB
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Unmet expectations, our children's compromised beginnings, and the wounds we ourselves carry into adoptions conspire to take us to a place we didn't belong.

When Rain Hurts

Author: Mary Evelyn Greene
ISBN: 9781597092623
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A story of love blooming in even the most hostile environments, When Rain Hurts tells of one mother s quest to find a path of healing and forgiveness for her adopted son, a boy made feral by prenatal alcohol abuse and the stark rigors of ...

Affirming The Birth Mother S Journey

Author: Trafford Publishing
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 141206788X
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A Peer Counselor's Guide to Adoption Counseling Trafford Publishing, Carmen
Wittmeier. may prove a refreshing ... The birth mother, who had believed that she
had only brought shame to her family, broke down and wept. Both women then ...

Broken Links Enduring Ties

Author: Linda Seligmann
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 0804787255
Size: 24.65 MB
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See Attachment Bourdieu, Pierre, 282, 284 Bribery. See Gifts and payments, in
adoption process Briggs, Laura, 34 Broken links, 2; African American adoptees
and, 268; confronting, 27–28, 182, 192; heritage journeys as means of
addressing, ...

Adoption Journeys

Author: Carole S. Turner
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They knew that Charlene was pregnant and that we were going to be the
adoptive family, but they didn't know how it had ... We learned that they had three
grandchildren from two daughters whose marriages had broken up. ... Stella had
a friend there who had agreed to let Charlene stay with her until the baby was

Another Place At The Table

Author: Kathy Harrison
Publisher: Tarcher
ISBN: 9781585422821
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A foster mom and co-recipient of the Goldie Foster Award describes her experiences with three troubled children whose traumatic experiences caused them to act out in dangerous ways. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Becoming Nicole

Author: Amy Ellis Nutt
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782399623
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More than that, however, Becoming Nicole is the story of an extraordinary girl who fought for the right to be herself.

Adoption Joys

Author: Doris Howe
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 9781449712914
Size: 27.86 MB
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adoption journey began in our hearts after our second child was born with a rare,
life-threatening genetic condition. We had always dreamed of having ... Our
hearts broke as we heard their stories of infertility. We left that night in
amazement of ...