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Texas Adoption Activist Edna Gladney free pdf In 1941, Greer Garson earned an Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of Fort Worth's Edna Gladney in Blossoms in the Dust." All eyes turned toward the small yet mighty Gladney and her fight for children's rights and adoption reform. Born in 1886, Edna Gladney was labeled as "illegitimate" from birth and, as an adult, lobbied for that label's removal from all birth certificates. During World War I, when many women left the home to work, Edna opened an innovative daytime nursery to care for the children of these workingwomen. What became the Gladney Center for Adoption has changed the lives of families and children the world over. Author and Gladney parent Sherrie McLeRoy tells Edna's amazing story alongside the making of the movie that launched Edna and adoption reform beyond Fort Worth's borders to national recognition.."

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Author : Sherrie S McLeRoy
Publisher : History Press (SC)
Data Published : 11 February 2014
ISBN : 1626193517
EAN : 9781626193512
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 158 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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