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Heritage Support for Our Internationally-Adoptive Child

Heritage Support for Our Internationally-Adoptive Child

This collection of seven direct and practical articles (with an introduction and a book/video list) details the China-adoptive child's need for heritage support, briefly defined as information (age-appropriately given) about her history and, in sum, a positive account of the country of her origin, and discusses common misconceptions surrounding the subject. The distinction between heritage...

The Third Choice: A Woman's Guide to Placing a Child for Adoption, Second Edition

The Third Choice: A Woman's Guide to Placing a Child for Adoption, Second Edition

Recognizing the absence of written materials for women considering adoption, Ms. Foge and Ms. Mosconi were determined to produce a guidebook that would provide answers, support and guidance. After being out of print for almost two years, the authors have re-written and self-published the second edition of this important book. The second edition expands on the original concepts, deepens the...

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and A Fifty-Year Search

The Lost Child of Philomena Lee: A Mother, Her Son and A Fifty-Year Search

When she fell pregnant as a teenager in Ireland in 1952, Philomena Lee was sent to the convent of Roscrea, Co. Limerick, to be looked after as a `fallen woman' and at the age of three her baby was whisked away and `sold' to America for adoption. Coerced into signing a document promising `Never to Seek to Know' what the Church did with him, she never saw him again. She would spend...

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