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you the truth, my publisher wore me down. Through
the years of knowing each other and sharing life
histories, she had heard the story of my childhood
and how I came to be an adoptive mother. “You need
to write this down,” she would say, and I would
demur. I knew that the writing of it would be
highly emotional, upsetting, almost traumatic. But
then I thought, why not? How many times had I
wished that I knew the full story of my mother, my
grandmother, my grandfather. So, for my son, I
decided to go ahead with the project and deal with
the pain that came with it.
painful. Through the telling of the first half of
my life I sobbed, I agonized, I relived the pain,
but somehow, with it came healing. Then I got to
the part where the darkness receded, and the light
entered my life. Now my tears were those of joy.
have written down the story of how I came to be, how
I struggled through a lonely and sometimes violent
childhood, and how I found joy through the marriage
of my husband and the adoption of my son.
written this exactly how I remember it, and I
sincerely hope that my brothers and sisters who have
suffered as I have, find within my story their own
release from pain, and a way to break the cycle of