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4th May 2021

8. Marnie Jamison, an adoptee, adoptive parent and seasoned foster mom

Marnie Jamison has been a foster parent to 80 children over the last twenty-four years. She was the first to sign up for the state of Oregon's "therapeutic foster homes" which is slated to be the model in foster care. At 50 years of age, Marnie's step dad and mom adopted her.

https://www.chicagotribune.com/investigations/ct-foster-children-sent-out-of-state-illinois-dcfs-20200311-lqmwptbnrrc3nkygenhelm6nri-htmlstory.html

Co-editing by Charles Yingling at The Blueroom Studios, Nashville, TN

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