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A compassionate story about a determined mother's struggle to provide her adopted children in-depth exposure to their ethnicity by moving her family to China. This book highlights the triumphs, the joy, personal growth and stressors of such an undertaking.  Highly recommended for families who have adopted internationally.

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I laughed and cried my way through Awakening East.  Johanna Garton uses her personal and family journeys to capture the depth of emotion and meaning that accompany the various stages of growing a family through adoption.  Garton will inspire all parents through her candid and humorous account of the love and endurance that carried her family through the ups and downs of living for a year in China.  It’s a must read for any parents challenged to think outside the box when dealing with issues unique to adoption.

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