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Download Finding Our Place: 100 Memorable Adoptees, Fostered Persons, by Nikki McCaslin,Richard Uhrlaub,Marilyn Grotzky PDF

By Nikki McCaslin,Richard Uhrlaub,Marilyn Grotzky

This specified one-volume reference advisor presents optimistic and empowering biographical sketches of a hundred recognized and recognized adoptees all through time, helping counter the various detrimental stereotypes that exist that exist approximately those who have been followed, fostered, or lived in orphanages. This paintings seems on the lives of people that, regardless of situations of their formative years, have been in a position to reach making vital contributions to paintings, tune, technology, literature, politics, and entrepreneurship. This paintings solutions the decision to acquiring difficult-to-find information regarding recognized adoptees. highschool scholars and common readers who're attracted to studying extra approximately confident function versions in adoption and kid's concerns will locate this ebook invaluable.

McCaslin outlines the parameters she used for inclusion within the ebook, after which discusses the historical past of adoption from historic civilization to ultra-modern society. each one access specializes in the adolescence of the topic, in addition to his or her profession and achievements. Entries comprise Aristotle, Edward Albee, Ingrid Bergman, Oksana Baiul, Ella Fitzgerald, religion Hill, Marilyn Monroe, Dave Thomas, Orson Welles and plenty of more.

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