When Julie finds herself facing several health issues at the
age of forty-eight, she must take a deep look into her past to find out her true family
history. Julie and her sister are adopted twins and lack a proper health history and adoption documentation.
This proves to become a huge problem for Julie who has serious
medical issues. Together with her sister, Julie decides to locate her birth parents. When the sisters approach their adoptive parents with
questions, they aren’t enthusiastic about their kids wanting
to look for their birth parents. This is the first of many obstacles
Julie faces as she spends eight long years with a search agency, a private
investigator, an adoption agency, a genealogist, and a judge to uncover the
secret behind her biological parents. Julie’s journey leads her to the medical
history she sought and gives her answers to questions about her past that leave
her astonished and floored!
Twice a Daughter: A
Search for Identity, Family, and Belonging is a marvelous book about a
woman seeking answers and struggling on
the path of
self-discovery. With courage, strength and never-ending
compassion, this personal story about
an adopted pair of
sisters is told with grace.
From wrestling with heartbreak, pain, rejection, and acceptance within oneself
and the outside world, the book demonstrates
the harsh realities faced by adoptees of a closed adoption. This memoir will
take you on an emotional rollercoaster and
move you to tears. A
page-turning read that is as affecting as it is superbly written, this memoir
is a page-turner. If you are
looking for a warm and emotional holiday read, Twice a Daughter: A Search for Identity, Family, and Belonging is
just the book for you!