Monthly Archives: July 2012

“Heidi is the Classic Adoption Story” by Judith Land | Adoption Detective

Heidi is a classic of international children’s literature, one of the best selling books ever written, and among the best-known works of Swiss literature. It was written for children and those who love children by Swiss author Johanna Spyri about … Continue reading

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“60% of Americans have a personal adoption story”

“60% of Americans have a personal adoption story. Nearly two out of every three Americans know someone who has been adopted, has adopted a child, or has relinquished a child for adoption, according to a public opinion benchmark survey by Evan B. Donaldson … Continue reading

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“Adoption—The Power of Quotes” by Judith Land, Adoption Detective

Quotations Worth Remembering The brightest minds in human history have thought and written about values and their meanings. Sharing their thoughts with others is what made their lives meaningful. Quotes that describe events that touched the author have the power … Continue reading

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“Adoption story—First Lilac Club”

Adoption Story The overwhelming physical proximity of my mother Rosella caused me to writhe in my seat. She cleared her throat and stated, “I am not your real mother.” At that moment I needed spontaneous love and reassurance. I desperately … Continue reading

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“Adoption Detective is a story that is hard to forget—keep a hanky close at hand”

“Adoption Detective is a story that is hard to forget—readers will want to keep a hanky close at hand. The plot is emotionally draining, engrossing throughout, and agonizing at times with great expectations followed by periods of both ecstasy and … Continue reading

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“Many books have been written about adoption”

“The worldwide popularity of tales of adoption is a universal theme because nearly everyone has been inspired by a shaggy-dog story or tragic folk tale that transcends all ages, cultures, and languages.” —Judith Land According to Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute … Continue reading

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“What makes the book Adoption Detective unique?”

The book Adoption Detective: Memoir of an Adopted Child is uniquely written from the perspective of an adoptee, from childhood bewilderment through to adulthood, who experiences an isolated feeling of separation syndrome from her biological family resulting from a nefarious sense of genealogical … Continue reading

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