Read an extract + Win 1 of 5 copies of When We Became Ours

You can read Mariama J. Lockington's story about being an adoptee here.


November 9th is World Adoption Day and adoptees are encouraged to share their stories. This year, Shannon Gibney and Nicole Chung created a YA anthology, titled When We Became Ours, that features 15 stories by adoptee authors, celebrating the complexity of adoptee experiences.

Sounds powerful? You can read a story by Mariama J Lockington’s story here:

Mirama Lockington Story- WhenWeBecameOur

To celebrate, we are giving away 5 copies of this wonderful collection. To enter, simply follow the instructions in the tweet below:

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