Published on:

9th Aug 2022

78. Lisa Ann: The "Wandering Tree" podcast and Connection with the Adoption Community

Recommended resources by adoptee podcasters, Lisa Ann and Jennifer Dyan


Ann Fessler “The Girls Who Went Away”

"The Gathering Place" - Emma Stevens

"The Lies that Bind" - Laureen Pitman

"Tree of Strangers" - Barbara Sumner 

"Searching for Mom: A Memoir" - Sara Easterly

@Because Adoption (Mary Herbert) on Instagram

Adoptee Voices Writing Group founded by Sara Easterly

(Co-facilitators; Ridghaus, Alice Stephens, Kate Murphy and Jennifer Dyan Ghoston) www.adoptee-voices.com

Betty Jean Lifton “Twice Born”

Jean Strauss “Beneath a tall tree” and “Birthright”

Nancy Verrier “Coming Home To Self”

Julian Washio Collette (Blog) Peregrine Adoptee: Wandering Reflections of a Life in Fragments


Black to the Beginning hosted by Dr. Samantha Coleman and Sandria Washington

Adoption: The Making of Me hosted by Sarah Reinhardt and Louise Browne

The Adoption Files - Ande Stanley

Who Am I Really? - Damon Davis

Adoptees On and Adoptees Off Script - Haley Radkey

Pulled By By the Root - Heidi Marble

Wandering Tree - Lisa Ann 

Adopted Feels - Hana and Ryan

Adoption: The Making of Me - Louise Browne and Sarah Reinhardt 

This Adoptee Life - Amanda Medina

Other Recommendations:

"Adoption Mosaic" founded by Astrid Castro

Fireside Adoptees on Facebook (Private and Public Groups)

Adoptees Connect - state chapters / groups



Music by Corey Quinn

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Once Upon A Time...In Adopteeland
Adoptees share their perspective about adoption.
Through an audio drama, episodes of thought-provoking conversations and bonus recordings, the listening audience can learn some of the issues that the adoption community face from the perspective of the adoptee.
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Jennifer Dyan Ghoston

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