Published on:

18th Jan 2022

47. Julie Ryan McGue: "Twice a Daughter: A Search for Identity, Family, and Belonging"

Julie Ryan McGue writes a weekly blog, and a monthly column for her local paper, called That Girl This Life. Her work has been featured on Brevity Nonfiction Blog, Lifetime Adoption Adoptive Families Blog, Severance Magazine, Adoption & Beyond, Adoption.com, and The Imprint e-magazine. She has a degree in Psychology from Indiana University and a Masters in Marketing from The Kellogg Graduate School of Business, Northwestern University. She has served multiple terms on the Board of the Midwest Adoption Center and Benet Academy College Prep High School. 

She and her husband, Steve, split their time between NW Indiana and Sarasota. If she is not on her laptop, Julie is on the tennis court, or out exploring with her Nikon. 

Julie is currently working on a collection of personal essays and a second memoir.

Note: Julie’s debut memoir Twice a Daughter: A Search for Identity, Family, and Belonging released. It immediately became the #1 New Release in Family & Personal Growth on Amazon.Twice a Daughter has received a Gold Medal in Memoir from Living Now Books Awards and a Silver Medal in Biography & Memoir from the Nonfiction Author’s Association.

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Hi, I'm Jennifer who is an adoptee in reunion with both sides of my birth family. I have been formally connected with the adoption community for over a decade and am always interested in hearing the personal stories of adoptees from all over the globe. We all have a "Once upon a time". If you wish to share your story please go to www.jenniferdyanghoston.com