Catalogue by countries / An Unlit Path - One Family's Journey Toward the Light of Truth

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ISS/IRC Code COM-RIGHTS ENG-007
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Title An Unlit Path - One Family's Journey Toward the Light of Truth
Author HANNAH, Deborah L.
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General information
Date published/issue 00-00-2006
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published UNITED STATES
Editor Xulon Press
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ISBN 1-60034-484-4
Type of material Book
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Document information
Document description Commentaries
Testimony
Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Prepa-adoption-child
Foster-care
Risk-factors
Adoption-intercountry
Adoption
Prepa-adoption-paps
Child-post-adopt-sup
Child-interest
Free text This book is based on a true story of a family's journey through foster care and adoption over the past 12 years. It is recommended the education and preparation of the prospective adoptive parents and adoptee child to avoid mistakes. The authot remarks that many prospective adoptive parents and foster families are unaware of the risks associated with fostering and adopting children. Sexual abuse, mental illness and false allegations are some of the pervasive issues discussed in the context of the Hanna's family's. She mentioned that the risks inherent in taking a large responsability are not discussed in the news and notes that this lack of information puts both prospective parents and children at a disadvantage.

Document qualification
Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Psychology
Potential users All
Other potential users Adopt-Agency
Adopt-Parents
Children
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