Dear Birthmother: thank you for our baby

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Corona Pub. Co., Mar 1, 1983 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
14 Reviews
Explores four common myths about adoption, introduces the concept of open adoption, argues for a more humane system of adoption, and includes case studies

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User Review  - Brian Eshleman - Goodreads

Like Foxe's book of martyrs in that the emotionally intense becomes about is repetitive of the phonebook. The authors lay the groundwork with a good case for dismantling the false assumptions that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Diana - Goodreads

A lot of good information but the copy I read (the only one our library had) is from 1983 so it's kinda outdated (they talk about meeting birth parents as being revolutionary and controversial when we ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
FOUR MYTHS OF ADOPTION
10
Lifting the Veil of Secrecy
28
Copyright

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About the author (1983)

Silber was born in Stockton, CA, graduated from the University of California at Davis, and received her Master's Degree in Social Welfare form the Univeristy of California at Berkeley. She is Associate Executive Director of the Independent Adoption Ctr.

Speedlin attended the Presbyterian School of Nursing in Pittsburgh and received her Nursing degree from Incarnate Word College in San Antonio. After 4 years as a U.S. Army nurse, she took a law degree and practices now in San Antonio.

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