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We adopted five special-needs foster kids : the inspiring true story of how an absolutely crazy idea led to one very big, happy family

Author: Ann Ellsworth
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 2008, Ann and Dan made the life-altering decision to start a family. In their mid-forties and inspired by various stories that they had heard, the couple decided to adopt special needs children through foster care. Not wanting to separate siblings, Ann and Dan's family eventually grows to seven, first with the adoption of Jimmy and Ruby, and then Jason, Susie, and Anthony. Poignant and heartfelt, We Adopted Five  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Biography
Named Person: Ann Ellsworth
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Ellsworth
ISBN: 9781510745292 1510745297
OCLC Number: 1088923132
Description: x, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Conception --
The adoptive industrial complex --
Are you my mother? --
Jimmy --
Take five --
Rock tumbler --
Nuclear family --
Susie --
A new normal --
Haunted house --
You can't be serious --
Anthony --
Grafting a family tree --
Use your words --
Lawful --
Jason --
Ann Fox --
Silent spring --
Do the math --
White mom --
Ruby --
See ya sucker --
State of the union --
Late night thoughts --
Bio mom --
Opposite house --
Opposite house --
Audrey --
Mortal coil --
Quodlibet --
How many roads.
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A powerful memoir about the joys and pains of making a family.In 2008, Ann and Dan made the life-altering decision to start a family. In their mid-forties and inspired by various stories that they  Read more...

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