Monthly Archives: September 2012

“Adoption—fear of the unknown, trepidation, foreboding angst and powerless”

“Fear of the unknown leaves some adoptees paralyzed in a bewildered state of trepidation, quietude, and foreboding angst—openmouthed, impotent and powerless to act decisively or rationally, the enigmatic value of their biological fortune remains an obscure mystery—an eternally suspended fantasy.”—Judith Land … Continue reading

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“Good adoption stories convey eternal wisdom and teach values”

“Good books are like dinosaur tracks in the bedrock—they leave impressions that last forever.”—Martin Land A good way to evaluate the worthiness of a story is to determine the intensity of the emotional responses that are evoked by the author—the … Continue reading

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“Adoption—the Joy of a young love” Judith Land

“Writers throughout the centuries have tried forever to capture the unsophisticated, immature, and naive, yet charming emotions of young love. Every generation warns of the perils, heartaches, and heartbreaks of unskilled adolescents—propelled through uncharted waters in a rudderless boat with … Continue reading

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“Adoption story—what makes a book socially relevant?”

“When Christopher Latham Sholes invented the typewriter in 1923 he had no idea that he was the innovator of a dazzling social revolution that dramatically changed the world by giving women jobs, economic power and a voice in business.” —Judith Land … Continue reading

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Adoption Reunion—”Are you my sister Cindy?”

“Are you my sister Cindy?” —Judith Land I had never met my sister or even seen a picture of her…my heart skipped several beats as we instinctively reached across the counter and hugged each other tightly for the very first time. … Continue reading

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“Adoption stories—public libraries are a great achievement of American society”

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”– Dr. Seuss Public libraries are a great achievement of American society and an essential part of having an educated and … Continue reading

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