Ruth Bendig is a “Baby Scoop Era” domestic adoptee. The oldest of her adoptive
parents' three children, she and her brothers were all relinquished as infants and raised in the Midwest.
Becoming a mother jump-started a desire to learn more about her biological history.
WIth the support and encouragement of her adoptive parents she began to search, first through the state, then, when that proved to be a dead end, through DNA testing. She is now in reunion with siblings and cousins on both sides of her biological family.
Also in this episode, Sarah and Louise discuss A.M Homes' The Mistress's Daughter.
If you'd like to read along with Sarah and Louise, go here: The Mistress's Daughter by A.M. Homes
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