Postcards from Cookie: A Memoir of Motherhood, Miracles, and a Whole Lot of Mail.pdf

Postcards from Cookie: A Memoir of Motherhood, Miracles, and a Whole Lot of Mail

Caroline V. Clarke

There are moments in life that you envision. Winning the lottery. Meeting the love of your life. Cradling your newborn child for the first time. And, if youre adopted, discovering your birth parents. I had occasionally dared to imagine this moment. But Id never imagined it would be like this.Award-winning journalist Caroline Clarke was born in an era when adoptions were shameful and secret and sealed. Her story begins with a happy childhood in the Bronx, as the only child of educators, both with strong ties to their large West Indian families. She never had any desire to know her birth parents until her thirties when some health questions led her to contact Spence-Chapin Family Services. The adoption agencys response sparked a series of stunning discoveries. Caroline knew her biological family and had so for more than twenty years. Her birth mother, nicknamed Cookie, was the eldest sister of one of her dearest college friends

Early in April 2013 I received an email from Paul's eldest son, Paul ... As mentioned before, Paul's memoirs were in Dutch and unfortunately ... mothers with servants, ... up and sent the whole lot to their barracks. ... pieces of bread and a big cookie for the journey, so food was taken care of. ... We really performed miracles. Canada. E-Mail: [email protected] ... It is more a collective memoir ... held title to the entire island of Montreal which ... principal lot of three acres ... He worked miracles with the limited ... Temple Emanu-El. 1911, a favourite subject on postcards of Montreal. ... mothers in the parish from the top of the hill to.

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