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Adoption Nation‘s Adam Pertman On How Openness Has Changed Adoption–And How Adoption Has Changed Us, Part 1

What do you do for an encore when your first book is not only called an instant classic, but is hailed as “an invaluable resource on all aspects of adoption” by the Sexiest Man Alive? (That would be Hollywood hunk and adoptive father, Hugh Jackman).

Add new material and update it, of course. And that’s just what Adam Pertman has done with the new, revised version of his 2001 bestseller, Adoption Nation.

How The Adoption Revolution is Transforming Our Families–And America” is the book’s new subtitle. But judging by my recent conversation with Pertman about open adoption trends in 2012, it might just as well read “How Openness is Transforming Our Families–And America.” Continue reading