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Two Peas In A Separated Pod: A True Story of Adoption

Adult; Memoir; (Market)

Two Peas In A Separated Pod is a true story. Take a journey with two women on the road to discoveries and realizations. Jeannie and Carole write about their lives growing up. Each is unaware of the other. Jeannie is raised in the Bronx, New York. She grows up knowing that she is adopted and loved. She feels connected, yet there is a void. Carole grows up an only child in a small rural community in Northern Ontario, Canada. When their worlds collide, the book is written in each woman's version of events. After years of searching Jeannie discovers who her birth mother is and makes contact. She wonders if she is doing the right thing by disrupting other people's lives. Carole is shocked to learn she has a sister but stands by her mother's side. The two families meet and relationships develop quickly. There is still a lingering question. Who is Jeannie's birth father? Jeannie tries desperately to get information on her birth father but it seems to be a taboo subject. Even on her deathbed her birth mother is unwilling to reveal who he is. While visiting her mom in the hospital Carole stumbles on a key clue. It seemed that fate intervened. With this discovery Carole must choose whether to keep the secret that has stayed hidden for so many years or tell Jeannie who her father is. The decision Carole makes reflects the true bonds of sisterhood.


ByGrandVistason May 17, 2015

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What a beautiful story of a woman who was adopted as a baby and cherished by her extended new family. After starting her own family is curious to find out about her biological parents. As her search unfolds it becomes clear that she is untangling the past with such gentleness and caring for everyone involved. What a wonderful guide for adoptive parents, adopted children on their own search and the families that love them biological and by adoption.
My Mom and I could not put this book down! I also laughed, cried and could not wait to find out what happened next.

ByLou Louon May 3, 2015

Format: Paperback

This book gives hope to anyone who is considering searching for their birth parents. It is a true story of soul-searching, determination and love. It is easy to read and well written in terms of giving the perspective of both sisters on the same topic or situation. It holds your interest to the end. I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the human spirit, and the importance for us to know who we are.