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I Wrote A Memoir About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption At A Home For Unwed Mothers In The ’60s

I Wrote A Memoir About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption At A Home For Unwed Mothers In The ’60s

By Laura L. Engel It was 1967, the Summer of Love, and I was a typical senior in high school, living on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. My life was simple, […]

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Award-Winning Author’s Novel Shines Light On Traumatic History Of Maternity Homes For Unwed Mothers

Award-Winning Author’s Novel Shines Light On Traumatic History Of Maternity Homes For Unwed Mothers

By Julia Brewer Daily From the 1930s to the 1980s, pregnant unwed women were shamed by their parents and society into making emotionally devastating decisions. Women did not have birth […]