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Today Leah Cooper shares how listening to hours and hours and hours of adoptees, birth families, and adoptive parents sharing their stories lead her to what she calls her “volcano of grief”. Leah was a part of a team that created a play called In My Heart: The Adoption Play Project, which has been transformed into a graphic novel. We discuss how the impact of unpacking her adoption experience has been transformational.

Full Show Notes Here Show Notes Recommended Resources
  • In My Heart: The Adoption Story Project - Created by Alan Berks & Leah Cooper, Illustrated by Becca Hart
  • The somatic approach - using meditation, yoga, & ASMR
  • The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
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