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Before we were yours by Lisa Wingate

Updated: Aug 9, 2020

This book is a historical fiction based on the scandal surrounding the Tennessee children's home society in Memphis and methods of child trafficking used by Georgia Tann in the name of modern day adoption.

The captivating love between sisters torn apart without their will and being reunited is a prominent narrative, but the portrayal of the story; being surrounded by the facts of an infamous  part of history is what had me so engrossed.

"For the hundreds who vanished and for the thousands who didn't. May your stories not be forgotten. For those who help today's orphans find forever homes. May you always know the value of your work and your love."

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