"As an adoptiveparent of the '60s, reading A Life Let Go was painful and illuminating.... Must reading for adoptive parents,important reading for adoptees..., and an occasion for appreciating andcelebrating the shared experiences." --Herbert Long,Th.D.; Diplomate, Process Oriented Psych.; Former Dean of Students and PeabodyLecturer, Harvard Div. School; Adjunct Faculty, Marylhurst Univ.
"A Life Let Go invitesus into the amazing transformation possible when the trauma of giving up a babyis healed through love, honesty, and courage in this heart rending andinspiring true story... I highly recommend these stories of women who have givenup their babies due to social mores, family pressure, or emotional andfinancial limitations.... Inspires compassion and deep healing." - Becky Hale, Psychotherapist
"Imprisoned by a secret... Florin recounts in heartbreaking detail how she becomes a shadow in her own home ... and surrenders her child to adoption. Sheyearns to know what became of her daughter, but the closed adoption bars herfrom knowing even her name. When her daughter finds her years later, Florinconfronts the secrets and reconciles the past. She finds comfort in a circle ofwomen who have surrendered children to adoption and skillfully weaves theirstories into this memoir of loss, recovery, and the enduring power of love." - Janet Oelklaus, NW Calif. Rep., AAC