This book was written by a global community of adult adoptees and adults who were fostered, and includes letters penned to the upcoming generation of adopted and fostered youth. The mission of “Dear Wonderful You” is for all adopted or fostered youth to feel embraced and guided by the incredible letters contained inside. The writers’ want every young reader to know they have a network of support who “get it,” “get them,” and have been in their shoes. This unique book include contributions from JoAnne Bennett, Thomas Park Clement, Brenda M. Cotter, Charlotte Cotter, Laura Dennis, Peter Dodds, Mei-Mei Akwai Ellerman, PhD, Ming Foxweldon, Suzanne Gilbert, Rosita Gonzalez Lynn Grubb, Lee Herrick, Soojung Jo, Jeff Leinaweaver, PhD, J.S. London, Dan Matthews Dr. Joyce Maguire Pavao, Kaye S. Pearse, Karen Pickell, Jasmine Renee, Matthew Salesses, Liz Semons, Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen, May Silverstein, Joe Soll, LCSW, Julie Stromberg, Amanda H.L. Transue-Woolston and Angela Tucker.
By Kim Phagan-Hansel When Ohio mom China Darrington lost custody of her child 14 years ago it turned her life upside down. Little did she know that experience would one day lead her to mentoring […]
By the Center for Child Trauma Assessment, Services, and Interventions (CCTASI) in collaboration with partners from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) and creator of the ReMoved film series, Nathanael Matanick, 16 minutes, http://www.rememberingtrauma.org […]