Heartbreak, Hope, and Healing: A Young Mother’s Adoption Story

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Denalee Chapman December 21, 2014

This is a story of turmoil and love. Callie was adamant about keeping her child until her heart turned completely to him. After vacillating back and forth, she made the final decision, right before birth, to place him with the perfect couple. Theirs is an adoption that is so open that all adults feel like they belong together.

Callie kept a journal and photos about her journey to place little Leo. It’s called “My Baby, Not My Child,” and can be viewed at the Daily Iowan.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at DenaleeChapman.com.


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