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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-CHILD ENG-016
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Title Strength to Survive and Courage to Live: 18 Adoptees on Adoption
Author VON MELEN Anna
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General information
Date published/issue 00-00-1998
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published SWEDEN
Editor
Publisher The Swedish National Board for Intercountry Adoptions (NIA), box 22086, S-104 22 Stockholm, e-mail:
Distributor
Page 133
Price
ISBN
Type of material Book
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Document information
Document description Commentaries
Testimony
Country concerned SWEDEN
Index Adoptee
Adoption-intercountry
Free text Testimonies about how it feels to be an internationally adopted person living in Sweden. The author was adopted in Sweden from Korea. With the aim of conveying "the multiplicity of experiences and attitudes found among adoptees", she presents the experience of adoption through her own and 18 other Swedish, young adult international adoptees' testimonies which she gathered through conversations she had with each of them individually.

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