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Everything you ever wanted-Jillian Lauren

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Our guest on today's show is Jillian Lauren -her life is unique in so many ways. Jillian is an adoptee who adopted her son Tariku from Ethiopia. Tariku who is a precious, adorable child, but his behavior presents challenges that mount by the day. After Tariku is diagnosed with PTSD and Sensory Processing Disorder. Jillian is saved by her fierce, bold love for her son as she navigates the special needs community, fighting to make him- and herself- feel safe and at home in the world.

This hilarious and poignant memoir explores complex issues of identity and reinvention. It is a redemtion story in which Jillian only finds her Happily Ever After by finally realizing there's no such thing.

 

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