In print

by Lori Lavender Luz on April 29, 2010

in Birth parent,Open Adoption,Reunion in adoption

On Facebook a few months back  I cryptically updated about some good news I’d received. But I tend to not believe in the COMING of good luck; I trust only in the ARRIVAL of good luck. So I couldn’t be too specific about what the news was.

But yesterday the proof arrived in the mailbox.

Adoptive Families magazine published a condensed version of my 6-part blog series on my daughter’s reunion with her birth father, Joe. The article will be available online in a few weeks, or you can pick up a copy of the May/June issue at your local bookstore.

This is the first time that the magazine has featured two birth father stories in the same issue. I recommend that you read both articles, as the one adjacent to mine offers insight into the complexities of open adoption, as well.

Speaking of adoption, there are a couple of posts up on the Open Adoption Examiner you might find interesting. One is on Sandra Bullock and the other is about the upcoming cross-triad book tour around LifeGivers, with author participation by Jim Gritter. There is still room and time to sign up.

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a April 29, 2010 at 11:49 am

How cool!  Your family is an excellent example!

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luna April 29, 2010 at 12:09 pm

so awesome and wonderful!  can’t wait to read it.  love love love that picture of tessa!

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niobe April 29, 2010 at 12:59 pm

Yay!  This is absolutely wonderful!

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Corey Whelan April 29, 2010 at 4:09 pm

Congratulations, that is wonderful news!

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LJ April 29, 2010 at 6:30 pm

I just got my copy too! Congrats!

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edenland April 29, 2010 at 7:08 pm

Lori, this is fantastic. So proud of you … I just read your Jai Ho Perfect Moment too, WOW.

You really live life, yannow??

XOX

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battynurse April 29, 2010 at 8:25 pm

Congratulations!!! That’s fabulous.

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Quiet Dreams April 29, 2010 at 8:49 pm

Amazing.  So glad that even more people will be able to read your words and be inspired by you and your family.

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excavator April 29, 2010 at 10:14 pm

Congratulations!!!!  Congratulations!!!!

Sooooo wonderful.  I’m proud of you.

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Nicole April 29, 2010 at 10:32 pm

WOOHOO!  That is awesome, Lori!  I continue to be inspired by your and your family and the work that you do to advocate and educate about open adoption.

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Kir April 30, 2010 at 5:56 am

Congratulations!!! This is so wonderful Lori! I think you and your family are just AMAZING :)

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loribeth April 30, 2010 at 7:02 am

Congratulations!

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Leigh April 30, 2010 at 7:12 am

Good for you!! Congratulations! :)

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chicklet April 30, 2010 at 9:39 am

Woohoo, good work lady! Beating down those doors is paying off :)

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Jamie April 30, 2010 at 10:42 am

How very awesome!!  I am so excited for you.  Your story is so important and so well written it is only fair it be shared with as many people as possible.

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Amber April 30, 2010 at 2:07 pm

So THIS is what you were talking about today. You are indeed a rock star with many more great things to come!

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Mel April 30, 2010 at 5:08 pm

HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUGE congratulations!

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Robin May 2, 2010 at 2:56 pm

Congrats on the article.  It’s great to give your stories a bigger platform and to have more people pick up on your great moments.  

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Melissa @ Full Cicle May 3, 2010 at 6:10 am

Do I stalk the coolest peeps OR WHAT???  I will be picking up MY copy and getting the issue autographed at our next meet up!!!  CONGRATULATIONS my ROCKIN’, AMAZING, TALENTED FRIEND!!!

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Liz May 3, 2010 at 7:24 am

I was at the hospital Friday to have tubes put in my son’s ear and READ THIS ARTICLE!  How crazy is that.  It was a wonderful piece — thanks for sharing, and congrats!

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Kami May 3, 2010 at 2:55 pm

So cool!

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Mrs spock May 5, 2010 at 1:30 pm

Hooray! Congrats!

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flying monkeys May 19, 2010 at 9:04 am

Congratulations!
(Apparently I didn’t read about the switch over to the new digs so I was wondering why you’d been so silent…you weren’t I just couldn’t hear you.)

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Ziggy July 15, 2010 at 2:35 pm

that’s awesome, congratulations! doing big things :)

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