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.

The Yes Effect

Author: Luis Bush
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 0802495826
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Through moving stories and deeply rooted hope, The Yes Effect leads us on a
journey to engaging the real (and sometimes ... Kristin Berry | Author of Born
Broken: An Adoptive Journey Luis Bush and his wife, Doris, have been calling
the ...

Journey Of The Adopted Self

Author: Betty Jean Lifton
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786723564
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Broken. Narrative. Heaven was in labor. Earth was in labor, And the purple sea
was in labor. The bloodred sea had birth pangs. ... But when the adopted child
asks the same question, and the answer is “No,” the child is burdened with her
own private riddle: “Whose tummy did I grow in? ... Sometimes her grandparents
and other relatives showed up in the details of the story of before she was born.

Cultures Of Transnational Adoption

Author: Toby Alice Volkman
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822386925
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ground but by collecting in a small plastic bag some soil from outside the hospital
where he was born. ... a mother on the Chile trip spoke of her daughter's need for
completion in terms that applied no less (and perhaps even more) to adoptive
parents. ... a narrative gap in the relation of adoptive parent to child or completing
a ''break'' in the child's narrative (Lifton 1994, 36–37): these practices also create

Adoption Joys

Author: Doris Howe
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 9781449712914
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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 ...

Stretch Mark My Heart Building Our Family Through Adoption One Child Or Two At A Time

Author: Niki Breeser Tschirgi
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 1457559587
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I'm talking about building a family from the pieces left shattered on the floor from
numerous broken homes. ... There have been times during our adoption journey
when life has been almost ... That baby was in someone else's womb—most
likely a traumatic womb—for nine months and quite possibly was born with drugs
in ...

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

The Colour Of Difference

Author: Sarah Armstrong
Publisher: Federation Press
ISBN: 9781862873971
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Journeys in Transracial Adoption Sarah Armstrong, Petrina Slaytor ... many
unanswered questions. And being born in a war-torn country I've always
wondered how accurate a guess is for a small baby's age and date of birth -
considering I was ...

Christopher Columbus 1440 1506 The First American Citizen By Adoption

Author: William Livingston Alden
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Columbus, Christopher, born, I ; translated, 3 ; anecdotes of boyhood, 5 ; goes to
Pavia, 9 ; becomes sailor, II ; engages in ... on exploration, 54 ; starts for France,
56 ; goes to Palos, 61 ; sails on first voyage, 67 ; keeps false reckoning, 56;
discovers San Salvador. ... Black Crook, thought to have broken out in Spain, 194

Broken But Not Beat

Author: Kay Hosford
ISBN: 1105916200
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Unfortunately for Mike, he does not have a birth certificate; but a birth registry;
which means yes he was born, but ... Back then the adopting family was not able
to choose the child but adopted whatever child was next on the list. ... He
remembers his moving from place to place as a journey and a wonderful