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Year of the Babies!: A Journey Through Loss, Childlessness, Adoption and Cancer Paperback – Nov 1 2012

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 120 pages
  • Publisher: Createspace (Nov. 1 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1480120987
  • ISBN-13: 978-1480120983
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 0.7 x 21.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 159 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,153,805 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Anne (Forrester) Van Donkersgoed was born in England, the seventh in a family of nine children. Her family immigrated to Canada in 1967 when she was five years old. She has worked in the service industry but is currently a stay at home Mom. She grew up expecting to have a large family but this is not how things worked out. After 27 years of multiple miscarriages and being childless she and her husband, Ed, were able to adopt three little girls. Anne is active in her church and community. She loves to live in the country and garden. She enjoys people of all ages!

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'Year of the Babies!' is heartfelt, emotion-evoking true story about a couple that had always wanted to have a family of their own. After years of struggling with childlessness and trying to adopt with little success, the couple, from Prince Edward Island, Canada, finally became the adoptive parents of three sweet little girls. The book, which is well-written, brings the reader into the lives of the couple. Though generally a positive story, Year of the Babies! does have its heart-wrenching moments as the story delves into the struggles the couple went through; miscarriage, being foster parents, the joys of adoption as well as their youngest daughter's illness. Year of the Babies! is a very straightforward story and very true to life. It's one experienced by many families in our society. Overall, this is a wonderful book that readers of real-life stories will cherish.
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Amazing journey to motherhood Dec 6 2012
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I thoroughly enjoyed this simply told, heart-wrenching (and, ultimately heart-warming) story. The author's experience with miscarriage, foster children, adoption, and then cancer almost defies belief - in one scene, she says from her infant daughter's hospital room "some day I'll have to write a book about this!". I am so glad she did!

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