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An Adoptive Mother’s Story: I Dreamed A Dream

This guest post is written by Jennifer Ann Holt, the author of Delivering Hope.

One of my all-time favorite stories is that of Les Miserables by Victor Hugo. If you are unfamiliar with it, it is ultimately a story of sacrifice and hope, love and redemption. Not to mention a pretty cool adoption undercurrent in one of the plot lines.

In 1980, Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil made the story into a musical, and many iconic songs were born. One of these is “I Dreamed A Dream”. Continue reading