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John M. Simmons

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John M. Simmons is a Huffington Post contributor and the award-winning author of The Marvelous Journey Home and To Sing Frogs. Both books are based on experiences that he and his wife had while adopting children from Russia. In May of 2013 Simmons resigned from his position of CEO/President of White Knight Fluid Handling, Inc., a high-tech semiconductor equipment company that he co-founded. He now spends his time writing, speaking and educating for orphan advocacy. He and his wife have three biological children, one who is adopted from the United States and five who are adopted from Russia. Some of the children have Special Needs including Down syndrome, Reactive Attachment Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Borderline Personality Di ...more

More Than RAD: Complex Trauma Disorder

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We need more than RAD diagnosis. I am in the camp that hopes to see a consolidation of disorders under the umbrella of Complex Trauma Disorder. It’s Time That We Address More Than RAD. Anyone whose RAD child has more than one diagnosis, or anyone who suspects that their child has more than one disor...


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Average rating: 4.0 · 260 ratings · 112 reviews · 4 distinct works
The Marvelous Journey Home

3.75 avg rating — 135 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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To Sing Frogs

4.28 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 2003 — 4 editions
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Nor Doth He Sleep

4.24 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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To Sing Frogs Lite

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2013
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“Friends come into our lives and friends leave our lives. But friends never leave our hearts. And best friends always get to stay in the best places in our hearts.”
John M. Simmons, The Marvelous Journey Home

“Orphanages are the only places that ever left me feeling empty and full at the same time.”
John M. Simmons

“I love Russia because Russia gave me you.”
John M. Simmons, To Sing Frogs

“The fear o’ hell’s a hangman’s whip to haud the wretch in order; But where ye feel your honor grip, let that aye be your border.”
Robert Burns

“You don't have to walk on water, it's how you walk on land.”
Jason Crabb

“He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.”
Andrew Carnegie

“Liberty may be endangered by the abuses of liberty as well as by the abuses of power.”
James Madison, Federalist Papers By James Madison: Federalist No. 10, Federalist No. 45, Federalist No. 51, Federalist No. 44, Federalist No. 47

“Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.”
Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson

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