Adoption: The Making of Me

S2 Ep. 14: Lenore

July 26, 2022 Louise Browne & Sarah Reinhardt Season 2 Episode 14
Adoption: The Making of Me
S2 Ep. 14: Lenore
Show Notes

In this episode, Sarah and Louise discuss Chapter Fourteen  of  “Journey of The Adopted Self” by Betty Jean Lifton and then they speak to Lenore Paletta Hiller.

Lenore Paletta Hiller is an international adoptee born in Southern Italy in the mid-1960's. She lived with her birth mother for the first five months of her life, but was separated from her due to poverty and other circumstances. She was adopted to the United States when she was 20 months old. She has been in various stages of reunion with her birth family since 1995. 

Lenore is hopeful that the future of adoption research will include the effects of intergenerational trauma on the children of adoptees.

 She is a member of the Facebook group Italiadoption, a space where Italian adoptees and their families can find resources and connect. 

Here's our affiliate link for Buzzsprout:  When you sign up, you get a $20 Amazon Gift card.

And if you want to support our show, you can go to our Patreon Page.

Thank you to our current Patreon donors for their support.  
They are: Laura Christensen, Barbara Frank, Ramona Evans, Linda Pevac, Blonde Records, Denise Cruz-Castino, Daphne Keys, Denise Hewitt, Michelle Styles, Emily Sinagra, Linda David, John Frey, Eric David, Beth Figuls, Ron Schneider, Tony Corsentino, Kristi Reed, 
Kristen Steinhilber, Jane Bofenkamp, Kelley Brickfield, Sandra de Quesada, The Harpy and 
Kristan Higgins.

Support the show

To support the show - Patreon.