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  • By Jennifer Y. Garcia
    Nov 19, 2012
    My Own Legacy by nineteen-year-old Katie McMillan is a candid account of the unique joys and struggles she faced as an adoptive child in a “closed adoption.” Katie’s memoir explores the many questions and emotions that surround being adopted and seems to simultaneously capture revelations, growth, and understanding that Katie gains in the process of writing her story. Honest and unembellished, Katie addresses many serious issues and feelings while recounting her life leading up to the moments when she comes into contact with her birth parents. While portions of Katie’s journey prove arduous and disappointing, she also experiences many unexpected joys. In the end, Katie affirms confidence in the dynamic person she is and maps out a clear path towards the person she intends on becoming. My Own Legacy is a must-read for teenagers whom were adopted and adoptive parents alike, the former who may relate and identify and the latter who will gain unique insight about how it feels to be... More > adopted. This book would also serve to acclimate adoption professionals, caseworkers, and families seeking to adopt with the process, emotions, challenges, and rewards of adoption. As an adoptive mother of two foster children, I feel strengthened, better informed, and inspired having read this very touching story.< Less
  • By Molly McMillan
    Nov 18, 2012
    This book will make you laugh and cry. The author is a 19 year old college student who tells the reader about her adoption experience. It's great for any adopted teen struggling with issues regarding their own story. READ IT!
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Product Details

ISBN
9781300362319
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Katie McMillan
Published
November 7, 2012
Language
English
Pages
111
Binding
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Full color
Weight
0.61 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
6 wide x 9 tall
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