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Our Very Own 2


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  • Written by adoptive parents, adoptees, birth parents, and social works, this inspiring collection of true stories provides poignant glimpses into the adoption experience.

    A sequel to Our Very Own, you will get positive perspectives on adoption from couples who have discovered the fulfilment of building families founded on love. Included in the book are updates from many of the couples featured in the first book.

    Filled with raw, powerful emotions, you'll be inspired by this collection of stories that highlight tourneys of unconditional love, courage and self-discovery. A vital resource book for all touched by adoption—read and be inspired!

  • These stories are about the joy, challenges and adaptations that children through adoption or fostering can bring. They show our capacity to love unconditionally.
    —Ang Bee Lian, Director of Social Welfare, Ministry of Social and Family Development, Singapore

    In one, I hold the hand of a mother who has to painfully let go; in the other, I celebrate with parents with a long-awaited child to hold.
    —Wong Wei Lei, Senior Social Worker

    Being adopted makes me feel wanted, knowing that I was chosen.
    —Chang Hann, Adoptee

    As I watch my children grow, I am beginning to further understand what it means to be a parent and how the child deserves to know the truth, even though this may cause some issues.
    —Stuart Frost, Adoptive Father

ISBN: 9781482853742
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 178
Year Published: 2016