The Open Adoption: A Birth Father’s Journey


The Open Adoption: A Birth Father’s Journey

A captivating true story of one young man's destiny to remain a part of his son's life through open adoption. Painstakingly deciding to give up their baby boy, an unwed couple faces heart wrenching obstacles. When the option of open adoption is presented to them it morally feels right. Promises and plans are made from both parties, but what happens when one party breaks the sacred promises? Through the grace of God and one fateful date, a reconnection is made after years of disconnect. This heartwarming true story of faith and forgiveness is a true testament of human kind.


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“Mr. Rizzo’s narrative is riveting. His story is poignant, heartbreaking, and ultimately deeply inspiring.”
Ann Wrixon, Independent Adoption Center

“He tells his story in a very compassionate way which has proved to be very helpful, educational and emotional for adoptive parents who are in the process of deciding if adoption is an option for them.”
Lois Eckels Williams, The Eckels Adoption Agency

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Foreword written by: Michael Oher From the movie The Blind Side, Best Selling Author of I Beat the Odds, Baltimore Ravens NFL Super Bowl Champion 2012

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