Reunion with Birth Daughter 40+ Years After Placement

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Denalee Chapman December 19, 2014

Judy placed her child in a forced adoption in the early 70s. Never having even held her daughter, Judy hoped to one day be able to see her. And so the reunion was set. They would train for a race, then meet at the finish line.

Running a half marathon is already emotionally taxing. Running with the purpose of reuniting at the finish line packs so much emotion that all who watch are touched.

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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

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