Adoption: The Making of Me. An Oral History of Adoptee Stories

Allison: An Adoptee Who Adopts Discusses the Complexities

October 17, 2023 Louise Browne & Sarah Reinhardt Season 5 Episode 4
Adoption: The Making of Me. An Oral History of Adoptee Stories
Allison: An Adoptee Who Adopts Discusses the Complexities
Show Notes

Allison Olson is an adoptee from a closed adoption in 1979. She is also an adoptive parent, raising awareness of current harmful narratives in children’s adoption books.
 
To Find Allison: Social Media = @kidsbooksbyallisonolson (FB, Instagram, and TikTok)
IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award Winner
A Mom’s Choice Awards® Recipient
Surrounded by Love: An Open Adoption Story on Amazon
www.ouradoptionbooks.com
Kirkus Review
Learning about My Friend's Adoption on Amazon

To go directly to Allison's interview, you can go to the timestamp: 14:13

Also in this episode, Sarah and Louise discuss  The Baby Thief by Barbara Bisantz Raymond.

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