Adoption Journeys: Parents Tell Their Stories Carole S. Turner

ISBN: 9780756754044

Published: December 1st 1999

Hardcover

237 pages


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Adoption Journeys: Parents Tell Their Stories  by  Carole S. Turner

Adoption Journeys: Parents Tell Their Stories by Carole S. Turner
December 1st 1999 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 237 pages | ISBN: 9780756754044 | 9.51 Mb

Adoption Journeys is the first book to chronicle adoption fromthe viewpoint of a broad mix of adoptive parents, including married coupleswho struggle with infertility and single women, a gay couple, and a fosterfamily who are all adjusting to theMoreAdoption Journeys is the first book to chronicle adoption fromthe viewpoint of a broad mix of adoptive parents, including married coupleswho struggle with infertility and single women, a gay couple, and a fosterfamily who are all adjusting to the changing definition of family incontemporary society.The books purpose is to help people understand the often difficult butalways miraculous journeys adoptive parents travel to create theirfamilies.

One of the fathers interviewed in the book stated: ...adoptionis like a great ride on a roller coaster. Its frightening, exhilarating,and uncertain, but the outcome was so positive for us. We took part insomething so moving- you dont get many human experiences like that.The poignant stories in Adoption Journeys will allow the reader to betterunderstand and appreciate the exacting and often complex journeys taken byadoptive parents- they will increase admiration for adoptive families whiledislodging prejudices about adoption- adoptees will better understand theexperiences adoptive parents go through- and finally, those consideringadoption will be inspired and encouraged to begin their own journeys.



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