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An American Family

3.81 of 5 stars 3.81  ·  rating details  ·  21 ratings  ·  1 review
What makes a family?
Love makes a family.

This is the story of two gay men who become foster parents to Adam, a premature baby, born with the AIDS virus and addicted to crack, heroin, marijuana, and alcohol. While nursing Adam through the many medical emergencies of his first year and surviving the daily dramas that all new parents go through, they realize that this child, t...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published March 20th 2002 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published February 16th 2001)
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interesting book about how one gay family changed the foster care/adoption laws in New Jersey. Not particularly well written, but the story was worth reading. One of the fathers in the story was also an adoptee and searches and finds his birthparents during the story's timeline. That part of the book was very thoughtful.
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