Love Makes a Family: A Collection of Adoption Stories

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Tybor, Hannah
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University Honors College, Middle Tennessee State University
Love Makes a Family: A Collection of Adoption Stories is a compilation of the different perspectives of the members of the Tybor Family on the impact of adoption on each of their lives. The collection includes a variety of opinions on adoption based on various factors including international adoption, domestic adoption, infant adoption, child adoption, and closed adoption. The book tells the honest stories of each of the family members in hopes of enlightening society on the complexity of adoption and how different aspects of the adoption system have both overwhelming and minuscule implications on adopted children. In addition to the adoption stories, research has been collected on the various effects that adoption has on adopted children according to trained professionals in the fields of social work, psychology, and therapy.
adoption, birthmother, family, searching, adoptee, personal journey, narrative