Joined at the Heart is a compelling saga of love and determination to overcome insurmountable odds. It is a story of a birth mother and an adoptive mother who become Joined at the heart by a child they both love. This story is an inspiration guide to those struggling with issues in adoption, substance abuse, or loss of a loved one, Nance Vizedom offers hope and courage to anyone whose life has been touched by grief and personal turmoil. The insights this book offers may change your life. If you have been touched by adoption or are thinking of searching for a loved one lost by the adoption process, this book is a MUST READ.
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Nance Vizedom, a secondary teacher with her master's degree, advocates education to combat the detrimental factors of drug and alcohol abuse and issues of milti-faceted family life including families separated by divorce or by adoption. She supports reform of the exclusive use of closed adoption and closed records. She advocates participation in organizations providing support and encouragement to those searching for loved ones lost through the adoption process.Review:
"A moving personal story, gripping in its poignancy. A rare human document in its honesty. Highly recommended for its dramatic story and compelling invitation to personal healing through understanding and love. -- Randolf Severson, Ph.D. author, Adoption: Philosophy and Experience
Powerful in its suspense, mystery and passion.
Adoption, divorce, substance abuse,and love trigger a gripping journey of a birth mother and an adoptive mother down a road leading to an unimaginable ending. -- Deb Myers, M.Ed. birthparent, adoptee
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Book Description Xlibris Corporation, 2004. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Bookseller Inventory # GM9781401093754