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Making room in our hearts : keeping family ties through open adoption

Author: Micky Duxbury
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2007.
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Adopted persons face challenges their entire lives as they struggle to answer the most basic question: Who am I? The hope of open adoption is that adopted children will develop stronger identities if they have the opportunity to develop healthy ongoing relationships with their families of origin. Making Room in Our Hearts offers an intimate look at how these relationships evolve over time, with real-life stories  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Duxbury, Micky, 1948-
Making room in our hearts.
New York : Routledge, ©2007
(DLC) 2006014125
(OCoLC)68623984
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Micky Duxbury
ISBN: 9780203943748 0203943740 9780415955027 0415955025
OCLC Number: 141187214
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 175 pages) : illustrations
Contents: My family's story --
Into the heart of child-centered open adoption --
Understanding each other's fears and concerns --
"This baby belongs to itself and the more people who love it, the better" --
Becoming extended family --
Openness in the public adoption system --
Opening closed adoptions --
Unique families : unique challenges --
Making it work --
A call for change.
Responsibility: Micky Duxbury.
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