Black Mountain Institute; KNPR
Kelle Groom was a teenager when she gave up her son to be raised by her aunt and uncle. She soon downspiraled into alcohol and drugs. Then she found out her son was dying of leukemia. Kelle Groom talks about losing her son twice — first to adoption, then to cancer — and her search to find out the secrets of his life... as well as rebuilding her own.
Addicts; Adopted children; Adoption; Birthmothers; Children—Death; Leukemia in children; Substance abuse
American Literature | Creative Writing | Family, Life Course, and Society | Modern Literature | Nonfiction
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