LOST SON?
A Child's Journey of Hope, Search, Discovery and Healing


WRITING CREDITS



BOOKS

"Lost Son? A Bastard Child's Journey of Hope, Search, Discovery and Healing," ISBN# 1-4137-1709-8 released June 19, 2004. This book is no longer in print.

"A Voice for the Voiceless and Forgotten," ISBN#1-4137-6518-1 released in June 2005. This book is also no longer in print.

Introducing author's new blog entitled," Reflections of a Foster Youth." It contains entries on foster care, adoption, birth parents and search/reunions. Click below:

REFLECTIONS OF A FOSTER YOUTH BLOG


ARTICLES:


ASSOCIATED CONTENT, an on line publishing site has published and paid for the following articles to date:

February 27, 2007:

WORLD CONFERENCE: "CHILDREN WITHOUT PARENTAL CARE"


August 11, 2006:

(FCAA)FOSTER CARE ALUMNI OF AMERICA


August 2, 2006:

SHOULD GAYS/LESBIANS BE FOSTER/ADOPTIVE PAREBTS?


July 27, 2006:

(IAC)INTERNATIONAL ADVOCATES FOR CHILDREN


April 25, 2006:

MAY IS NATIONAL FOSTER CARE MONTH


April 06, 2006:

PROBLEMS WITH OUR NATIONAL FOSTER CARE SYSTEM


March 17, 2006:

FACTS ABOUT THE FOSTER CARE SYSTEM and ITS CHILDREN


February 2, 2006:

MOTHER DID YOU KNOW...QUESTION OF A SON GIVEN UP AT BIRTH


Janury 16, 2006:

REFLECTIONS of a FOSTER CHILD


January 6, 2006:

TIPS TO GENEALOGY RESEARCH


January 5, 2006:

SEARCH TIPS FOR ADULT ADOPTEES LOOKING FOR BIRTH PARENTS


December 21, 2005:

WHO ARE FOSTER PARENTS?


December 6, 2005:

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS

This above article was first published in Adoption.Com's Weekly E magazine on November 28, 2005. It was reprinted in the Midland Daily News newspaper on December 18, 2005.

November 18, 2005:

FOSTER CHILDREN NEED ADOPTION



THE MIDLAND DAILY NEWS, my local newspaper, has published the following OpEd articles submitted by me:

May 21, 2006, to commemorate National Foster Care Month 2006:

WHO ARE FOSTER PARENTS, AND WHAT CAN WE DO TO HELP?


November 13, 2005, to commemorate National Adoption Awareness Month 2005:

ODDS AGAINST WARDS OF THE COURT



May 22, 2005, to commemorate National Foster Care Month 2005:

FOSTER PARENTS TRIBUTE


November 28, 2004, to commemorate National Adoption Awareness Month 2004:

THOUSANDS WAIT FOR ADOPTION



ADOPTION.COM WEEKLY E MAGAZINE


I have been fortunate over the two years to have a number of my articles published. This has given my cause as well as my book wide exposure over the Internet.

Most of the articles have appeared in ADOPTION.COM'S WEEKLY E MAGAZINE. Their circulation is over 130,000 per week.



Articles published by Adoption.Com to date:

April 2004:
How Many More Must Suffer?


May:
Search Worth It
Why Search?
One Child's Horror


June:
A Time for Citizen Outrage


July:
A Tribute to Foster Parents


September:
What a Child Needs
Child Protective Services Reform


October:
Why I Continue to Care About Foster Care


November:
Total System Reform Overview
CPS Reform...new article
Foster Care Reform
Adoption Reform


December:
Thousands Wait for Adoption
Gathering Family Medical History...What About Adoptees?


January 2005:
Open Letter to Foster Children
Who's Your Daddy?


February:
Who Are We?
Fifty-Five Years Ago This Month


March:
Road to Despair
April:
When, When, When?


September:
Who Are Foster Parents?


November:
Foster Children Need Adoption



December:
All They Want for Christmas


Reflections of a Foster Child, Surviving, Overcoming, Advice



FOSTERING FAMILIES TODAY


"How Many More Must Suffer?" appeared in FOSTER FAMILIES TODAY MAGAZINE in their July/August 2004 issue

Author's writings reach down under! The author was informed that his article entitled, "AN OPEN LETTER TO FOSTER CHILDREN" had been chosen to be the editorial in the FOSTER CARE NETWORKER newsletter for the Dec 2004/Jan 2005 issue. Also his article entitled, "TRIBUTE TO FOSTER PARENTS" is reprinted in their March/April 2005 issue. This on line newsletter is available to all agencies, organizations and caregivers providing foster care services throughout the country of NEW ZEALAND! The editor of the newsletter has also requested permission to reprint one other article by the author in future editions of this newsletter.

FOSTER FOCUS

Is a new magazine begun in 2011 dedicated to the issues of foster care, has published three of articles thus far.





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