The Positive Side of Family Estrangement and Creating a Family of Choice

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This series on family estrangement may seem to be a strange topic to cover during the holiday season. Yet, being separated from family during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s is a familiar occurrence for many survivors.

The purpose of these articles is to offer support to all who come to this blogsite looking for hope.

I am an author/speaker/grant writer living among the corn and bean fields of Illinois in the U.S.

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Shirley J. Davis

Shirley J. Davis

I am an author/speaker/grant writer living among the corn and bean fields of Illinois in the U.S.

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