Discover the world of an adopted child on a journey from childhood to adulthood in this moving memoir. Lori Williams candidly discusses her early years as an adoptee, her struggles to find her own identity, an unexpected Christmas Eve reunion with her birth father, reconnecting with her birth mother, and the divine intervention that led her biological parents to her adoptive parents. If you are a prospective adoptive parent, a pregnant mom considering adoption, an adoptee seeking to hear from others in your situation, or simply a person looking for the good in this world, this book is for you.
About the Author
Lori Williams has been a writer all her life. Her first stories were dictated to her mother, who vigilantly recorded them in Lori's childhood diary. Later, at the age of ten, she was published in the book, A Celebration of Young Poets-Minnesota and Wisconsin. Whether she is creating poetry, fictional stories, or working on her memoirs, Lori has always enjoyed expressing herself through the art of writing.
Lori is a devoted wife and mother. She is also a state-licensed elementary school teacher. She has a passion for dance and has been dancing since she was a small child. She has earned many dance credentials and certifications including her bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, RhythmWorks!in Dance, Youth Protection Advocates in Dance, Zumba, Zumba Gold, Barre Fitness, and PoundFit. She currently teaches dance classes for students with special needs through her local chapter of the national Darby's Dancers organization.